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The Travelling Players (O thiasos) Reviews

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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times
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The Travelling Players is one of the major neglected movie masterpieces of our times.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

June 3, 2014
David Parkinson
Radio Times

With its stately pace and obscure references to mythology and contemporary events, the film requires patience. But its power and intelligence more than repay the effort.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2014

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Although there are any number of subtle moments in the film, even its admirers admit it is long and difficult, especially for audiences unfamiliar with its subject matter.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

November 15, 2007
Philip French
Observer [UK]

A didactic, audacious, tendentious, highly original movie that justifies its great length.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

November 15, 2007

Empire Magazine

The human tragedy becomes increasingly compelling as it unfolds, while Angelopoulos' stately visual style is constantly arresting.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

December 30, 2006
David Perry
Time Out
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The stately pace of the film soon becomes compulsive; and the shabby provincial Greece of rusting railway tracks and flaking facades which the slow camera examines is visually beguiling.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Richard Eder
New York Times
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Length is part of its problem. A much greater problem is that the political message that is only one of the threads in the first part thickens into hawser dimensions, strangling the film and the audience along with it.

Full Review Source: New York Times

July 25, 2005
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

I was aglow after The Travelling Players, which honestly strikes me, in all its alienation and opacity, as a thrilling and important and good motion picture.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: A

June 20, 2004
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Undoubtedly requires a substantial investment of attention -- but richly rewards it with a moving film of dazzling sweep and substance.

Full Review Source: Guardian

January 15, 2004
Jamie Russell
BBC.com

Inaccessible and imposing, it may be a masterpiece, but it's a hard one to like.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 3/5

December 15, 2003

Film4

A cinematic endurance test, this frosty epic holds some surprising rewards, as well as an atmosphere of graceful power. Unfortunately, it also pushes the audiences' patience way beyond the limit.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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Even the most clueless outsider can still soak in the magisterial beauty of Angelopoulos' images, which mournfully depict corroded buildings and emptied streets while celebrating the country's enduring natural beauty.

Full Review Source: AV Club

May 29, 2001
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

You can feel the pulse of the times through the music and realize by the liveliness of the music when the big events are happening to the people of Greece.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 5/5

August 5, 2005
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