And the Wife Shall Revere Her Husband

And the Wife Shall Revere Her Husband (Greek: Η δε γυνή να φοβήται τον άνδρα) is a 1965 Greek comedy film. The film won the best director award in 1st Chicago International Film Festival.[1]

And the Wife Shall Revere Her Husband
Η δε γυνή να φοβήται τον άντρα
Directed byGeorge Tzavellas
Written byGeorge Tzavellas
StarringMaro Kontou
Giorgos Konstantinou
Music byKostas Kapnisis
CinematographyNikos Gardelis
Release date
  • 28 June 1965 (1965-06-28)
Running time
105 mins


Antonis and Eleni are an unmarried couple, which live in a traditional neighbourhood in Athens. Antonis is a literate employee of a ministry but Eleni is an illiterate housewife from a poor family. Due to their social divide between them, Antonis underrates Eleni and treats her like a slave. Nevertheless, she carries on loving him and serving him. But the situation changes after their marriage. Eleni starts to emancipate and she claims equality. Antonis doesn't put up with the new situation and asks divorce. Several years later the two former spouses are met in the demolition of their old house. They remember their old lives and decide to give their relationship even one chance. The film features the characters mixing the humour with emotion and nostalgia, filled also with the beautiful pictures of Athens at those years.[1][2]



List of awards and nominations[1]
Award Category Recipients and nominees Result
1st Chicago International Film Festival Best Director George Tzavellas Won


  1. ^ a b c "And Let the Woman Fear her Husband". Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Η δε γυνή να φοβήται τον άνδρα". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015.

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