Electra 1962 - Michael Kakoyiannis Greek Cypriot director of “Electra” and “Iphigenia”. He also directed “Zorba the Greek”. ELECTRA (1962) Starring role went to the wonderful Irene Pappas, a Greek actress of classical theatre. (Some of you might remember her from Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek). Music by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.