Blood on the Land

Blood on the Land (Greek: Το χώμα βάφτηκε κόκκινο, romanizedTo homa vaftike kokkino, lit.'The earth was painted red') is a 1966 Greek western[1] drama film directed by Vasilis Georgiadis. Its subject is conflict between landowners and agricultural workers in Thessaly in the early 20th century. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[2]

Blood on the Land
Directed byVasilis Georgiadis
Written byNikos Foskolos
StarringNikos Kourkoulos
CinematographyNikos Dimopoulos
Release date
  • 1966 (1966)
Running time
130 minutes


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  1. ^ "Το ελληνικό γουέστερν και η υποψηφιότητα στο Hollywood για όσκαρ, στην κατηγορία καλύτερης ξενόγλωσσης ταινίας!" [The Greek western and its Hollywood nomination for Oscar, in Best Foreign Language Film category!]. (in Greek). April 14, 2016. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. Retrieved October 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "The 38th Academy Awards (1966) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-11-06.

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