Costa-Gavras’ Varoufakis Film: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

FILE - In this file photo, Greek film director Costa Gavras at a film screening in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

If anyone can make a political thriller good enough to make your hair stand up and your pulse speed up it, it’s acclaimed Greek-French director Costa-Gavras, but how did he get from Lambrakis to Varoufakis?

The man who transformed Vasssilis Vassilikos’ book Z into a brilliant metaphorical 1969 film starring French actors, but really about the assassination of Greek politician Grigoris Lambrakis in 1963, now has to try to make a petulant pouter, former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis seem like a …

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