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Theodoros Angelopoulos (1935–2012)

Theo Angelopoulos began to study law in Athens but broke up his studies to go to the Sorbonne in Paris in order to study literature. When he had finished his studies, he wanted to attend the School of Cinema at Paris but decided instead to go back to Greece. There he worked as a journalist and critic for the newspaper "Demokratiki Allaghi" until it... See full bio »


(age 76) in Piraeus, Greece

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 2012 Mundo Invisível (segment "Céu Inferior")
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Trois Minutes", as Théo Angelopoulos)
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary) (as Theo Angelopoulos)
 1995 Ulysses' Gaze
 1986 The Beekeeper
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1981 Oi reporters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1977 The Hunters
 1972 Days of 36
 1968 Broadcast (Short)
 1965 Forminx Story (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Theo Angelopoulos | Thodoros Angelopoulos | Théo Angelopoulos

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[on Days of 36 (1972)] The dictatorship is embodied in the formal structure of the film. Imposed silence was one of the conditions under which we worked. The film is... made in such a way that the spectator realizes that censorship is involved. See more »


Often worked with cinematographer Giorgos Arvanitis and Andreas Sinanos, composer Eleni Karaindrou, sound mixer Thanassis Arvanitis, set designer Mikes Karapiperis, writers Tonino Guerra, Petros Markaris, Thanassis Valtinos and film editor Giorgos Triandafyllou. See more »


Often shoots with rainy, wintry and moody weather in provincial Greece See more »



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