Eleni Poster

Release Date: 1985

PG|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
In 1948, after arranging for her children to flee to America to escape the turbulence of the Greek Civil War, Eleni Gage (Kate Nelligan) is executed by the communists occupying her village. Decades later, her son, Nick (John Malkovich), a successful journalist, is made a bureau chief for the New York Times in Athens, Greece. As he remembers his childhood and his mother's courage, Nick gladly returns home to find out who was responsible for her death -- and take revenge.

Cast: Kate Nelligan, John Malkovich, Linda Hunt, Oliver Cotton, Ronald Pickup, Rosalie Crutchley, Glenne Headly, Dimitra Arliss

Director: Peter Yates

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Sister, Investigation, Sacrifice, 1980s, Quest, Emotional, Mother, 1940s, Revenge