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THEO ANGELOPOULOS (1935-2012) Director, Screenwriter & ProducerTheo Angelopoulos was born in Athens in 1935. He studied law at the University of Athens and film at the prestigious French film school, IDHEC. He worked for a time at the Musée de l'Homme under the tutelage of Jean Rouch, the ethnographer and pioneer of cinema vérité film. He returned to Athens in 1964 and, until 1967, worked as a film critic. He turned to filmmaking in 1965 and since then his films have participated in countless international festivals and have won numerous awards that have established his reputation as one of the most influential directors in contemporary cinema.
Major retrospectives honouring the work of Theo Angelopoulos have been held all over the world.
Tragically, Angelopoulos has died in a recent road accident, while working on his latest movie.
2003 - TRILOGY: THE WEEPING MEADOWDVD
1998 - ETERNITY AND A DAYDVD
1995 - ULYSSES' GAZEDVD
1991 - THE SUSPENDED STEP OF THE STORKDVD
1988 - LANDSCAPE IN THE MISTDVD
1986 - THE BEEKEEPERDVD
1984 - VOYAGE TO CYTHERADVD
1983 - ATHENS, RETURN TO THE ACROPOLIS (TV documentary)
1981 - ONE VILLAGE, ONE VILLAGER
1980 - ALEXANDER THE GREAT ('Megalexandros')DVD
1977 - THE HUNTERSDVD
1975 - THE TRAVELLING PLAYERSDVD
1972 - DAYS OF '36DVD
1970 - RECONSTRUCTIONDVD
1968 - BROADCAST (short)
1965 - FORMINX STORY (unfinished)