WriterJules Dassin, Euripides, Minoas Volonakis Release dateAugust 1978 (1978-08) CastMelina Mercouri, Ellen Burstyn, Andréas Voutsinas Similar moviesRelated Jules Dassin movies
A Dream of Passion (Greek: Κραυγή Γυναικών, translit. Kravgi gynaikon) is a 1978 Greek drama film directed by Jules Dassin. The story follows Melina Mercouri as Maya, an actress playing Medea, who seeks out Brenda Collins, portrayed by Ellen Burstyn, a woman who is in jail for murdering her own children to punish her husband for his infidelity.
It was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was also nominated for the Golden Palm at the 1978 Cannes Film Festival. Ellen Burstyn's performance was nominated for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress.