Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos | Greek Film Director
Updated: Nov 23, 2019
Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos [1935 – 2012] was a famous Greek filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer.
Photo Title: Greek director Theodoros Angelopoulos presenting his latest film, "The Dust of Time" in Athens, 26/4/2009 | Photo by: George Laoutaris, Theodoros Angelopoulos Athens 26-4-2009-2, CC BY-SA 2.0
With several awards, and considered one of the most influential and widely respected filmmakers in the world, he dominated the Greek art ﬁlm industry from 1975 and onwards. His masterful work was characterized by slow movement, long takes and slow changes in distance. His film "Eternity and a Day" won the Palme d'Or and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.