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Amidst a heated political climate, the opposition leader is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. When a magistrate finds evidence of a government cover-up, witnesses start to get targeted. A thinly-fictionalized account of the events surrounding the assassination of Greek politician Grigoris Lambrakis in 1963, Z captures the outrage about the military junta that ruled Greece at the time.
Released Feb 26, 1969
Runtime 2h 7min
Genre Thriller, Crime, Drama
Actor Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant
Director Costa-Gavras
Production Valoria Films