Capture On Crete Coming Soon!
Casdagli, left, in his cutting of his own capture on Crete from an unknown German newspaper, 1941
Capture On Crete a film by Cylix Press in English and Greek, is based on the opening chapters of Prouder Than Ever and tells the story of Major A T Casdagli’s capture in Sphakia, Crete on 1 June 1941. Filmed in Athens and Crete during the commemorations for 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete this May and June, it includes the participation of John Kittmer, the then British Ambassador to Greece; Dimitris Caramitsos-Tziras, the Greek Ambassador to the Court of St James’s; Tony Buckby, the Director of the British Council in Greece; Jeremy Kippenberger, the son of Major General Sir Howard Kippenberger, the great New Zealand soldier; Andreas Fasolakis, who as a boy in Sphakia, saw the capture of the Allied Forces; Yannis Zervos, the Executive Director of the Athens Centre and many others. Capture On Crete, written and directed by Alexis Penny Casdagli, will be premiered in Crete, London & Athens. Watch this space….!