Modern Greek (1453- )
De komedianten / regie en scen. Theo Angelopoulos
Theo Angelopoulos 1935-2012
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O thiassos
Modern Greek (1453- )
Homescreen, [jaar van uitgave niet vastgesteld]
1 dvd-video
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221 min.
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About Theo Angelopoulos

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Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos (; Greek: Θεόδωρος Αγγελόπουλος; 27 April 1935 – 24 January 2012) was a Greek filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer.

An acclaimed and multi-awarded film director who dominated the Greek art film industry from 1975 on, Angelopoulos was one of the most influential and widely respected filmmakers in the world. He started making films in 1967. In the 1970s he made a series of political films about modern Greece.

Angelopoulos' films, described by Martin Scorsese as that of "a masterful filmmaker", are characterized by the slightest movement, slightest change in distance, long takes, and complex, carefully composed scenes. His cinematic method is often described as "sweeping" and "hypnotic."

In 1998 his film Eternity and a Day went on to win the Palme d'Or at the 51st edition of the Cannes Film Festival, and his films have been shown at many …Read more on Wikipedia