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Angelopoulos: Epic Cinema

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Behold the epic cinema of Greek auteur Theo Angelopoulos, one of the last directors who truly had monumental visions for the grandeur of motion pictures.

Ulysses' Gaze

Theodoros Angelopoulos Greece, 1995

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Behold the epic cinema of Greek auteur Theo Angelopoulos! One of the last directors who truly had monumental visions for the grandeur of motion pictures, Angelopoulos, who was born this day, here uses the screen as a huge canvas to explore post-communist Europe and the importance of cinema itself.

Landscape in the Mist

Theodoros Angelopoulos Greece, 1988

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Our second epic from Greek visionary Theo Angelopoulos is another expansive travelogue. Gloriously photographed with awe-inspiring scope and bravura, this Silver Lion winner at Venice is one of the late pinnacles of European high modernist cinema in the tradition of Antonioni, Jancsó, and Tarkovsky.

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