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Theodoros Angelopoulos (idea and scenario)
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Release Date:
28 May 1999 (USA) See more »
Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Theodoros Angelopoulos 
Writing credits
Theodoros Angelopoulos (idea and scenario)

Tonino Guerra  &
Petros Markaris 

Produced by
Theodoros Angelopoulos .... producer
Phoebe Economopoulos .... executive producer
Richard Hawley .... executive producer
Eric Heumann .... producer
Amedeo Pagani .... producer
Giorgio Silvagni .... producer
Original Music by
Eleni Karaindrou 
Cinematography by
Giorgos Arvanitis 
Andreas Sinanos 
Film Editing by
Yannis Tsitsopoulos 
Set Decoration by
Costas Dimitriadis 
Giorgos Ziakas 
Costume Design by
Giorgos Patsas 
Makeup Department
Giannis Pamoukis .... makeup department head
Sound Department
Bernard Leroux .... sound
Nikos Papadimitriou .... sound
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
Kostas Varybopiotis .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Dragoljub Eric .... lighting technician
Yorgos Giannelis .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Spiro Carras .... post production supervisor: english language version
Music Department
Eleni Angelopoulos .... composer: additional music
Andreas Chekouras .... musician: accordion
A. Dimitriadis .... musician: mandolin
N. Ginos .... musician: clarinet solos
M. Halkias .... musician: folk clarinet
Loukas Karytinos .... conductor
E. Kazianis .... musician: Bassoon
Vangelis Kristopoulos .... musician: oboe solo
V. Skouras .... musician: french horn
I. Vavachikas .... musician: accordion
Other crew
Petros Fyssoun .... voice dubbing: Bruno Ganz
Richard Hawley .... North American Distribution Executive
Pemi Zouni .... voice dubbing: Isabelle Renauld

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mia aioniotita kai mia mera" - Greece (original title)
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137 min
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1.75 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The ASL, average shot length, of this film is 114.3 seconds. To compare this to another modern film the ASL of the Bourne Identity is 2 secondsSee more »
Miscellaneous: When the child goes to see his dead friend Selim in the morgue, we can see Selim's right eyelid slightly blinking just after the child closes the door.See more »
Alexandre:I know that one you will leave. The wind pushes your eyes away but today give me this day as if it was the last.See more »
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27 out of 40 people found the following review useful.
No words, 21 September 2004
Author: Jaime Oliva from Spain

Since I traveled to Prague in 2003 and bought Eleni Karaidrou's album "Eternity and a Day" I was wondering when and where could I get this movie.

I got it and it was incredible for me. Poetry, photography (I think it is the best photography I've ever seen in a movie) and music in an amazing movie THAT I DID NOT UNDERSTAND because it's in Greek (no English subtitles in the release I've got).

You don't need to understand their words to feel it, to cry and to laugh when the moment comes. Angelopoulos has made, in my honest opinion, a master piece of theater-movie.

Buy it, keep it, show it to your children, to your parents...

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