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Writers:
Theodoros Angelopoulos (idea and scenario)
Tonino Guerra ...
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Release Date:
28 May 1999 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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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10 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A true masterpiece of human emotion See more (27 total) »

Cast

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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
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
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dragoljub Eric .... lighting technician
Yorgos Giannelis .... assistant camera
 
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
Lucas 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
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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Runtime:
137 min
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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 »
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The Child:You're smiling but I know you're sad.See more »
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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A true masterpiece of human emotion, 10 June 1999
Author: Richard J Wiluan from Jakarta, Indonesia

This film was such a pleasurable experience to watch. I was expecting a considerably depressing venture but the end left me filled with a variety of conflicting emotions, including a hint of rapture and a dash of melancholy. There are times where Angelopoulos left me contemplating about the life I have led. To many critics, the pace of this film was too slow, on the other hand I felt that it flowed beautifully, taking its time to arouse the audience's emotions. The music by Eleni Karaindrou touched my soul for it was able to guide the actors to make a truly magnificent tale from the heart.

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