Theodoros Angelopoulos

Theodoros Angelopoulos

Highest Rated: 100% Lumiere and Company (1995)

Lowest Rated: 31% Ulysses' Gaze (1995)

Birthday: Apr 17, 1935

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Theo Angelopoulos worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1962, he moved to Paris and briefly attended Sorbonne, then IDHEC, and after expulsion worked at Musee de l'Homme under the tutelage of ethnographer/filmmaker Jean Rouch; he later completed a 16mm student film, a thriller, begun at IDHEC. In 1965, he began a semi-documentary about a pop group, "Forminx Story"; the project was abandoned after a dispute with the producer. In 1970, he directed and wrote his first black and white feature film, "Anaparastassi/Reconstruction," which was also his first collaboration with cinematographer George Arvanitis. In 1977, he made his feature producing debut with "The Hunters," which he also wrote and directed. Angelopoulos launched his directing career with dramas such as "Anaparastasis" (1970) with Toula Stathopoulo and Yannis Totsikas, "I Meres tou 36" (1972) starring Thanos Grammenos and the Venghelis Kazan film "I Kinigi" (1977). He also appeared in "O Megalexandros" (1980) with Omero Antonutti. In addition to directing, Angelopoulos appeared on the big screen as an actor in "Jimmy the Tiger" (1966). In the eighties, Angelopoulos devoted his time to various credits, such as "Athens, 1982" (1982), "Enas Melissokomos Petheni - O Alles Mythos" (1986) and "L' Heritage de la chouette" with Cornelius Castoriadis (1989). He also worked on "Taxidi stin Kythera" (1989). In the latter half of his career, Angelopoulos directed the drama "O Melissokomos" (1993) with Marcello Mastroianni, the adventurous drama "Ulysses' Gaze" (1997) with Harvey Keitel and the drama "Eternity and A Day" (1999) with Vassilis Seimenis. Angelopoulos last directed "The Dust of Time" (2009) with Harvey Keitel. Angelopoulos passed away in January 2012 at the age of 77.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invisible World Director - 2012
No Score Yet 47% The Dust of Time Director,
Screenwriter
- 2008
100% 71% Chacun Son Cinema Director - 2007
67% 90% The Weeping Meadow Director,
Writer
$24.5K 2004
95% 93% Eternity and a Day Director,
Writer,
Producer
$106.5K 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Port Djema Associate Producer - 1997
31% 89% Ulysses' Gaze Director,
Writer
- 1995
100% 77% Lumiere and Company Director - 1995
No Score Yet 86% The Suspended Step of the Stork Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1991
75% 91% Landscape in the Mist Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1988
No Score Yet 75% O Melissokomos (The Beekeeper) Director - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bee Keeper Director,
Writer,
Producer
- 1986
No Score Yet 89% Voyage to Cythera Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1984
No Score Yet 74% Alexander the Great Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1980
No Score Yet 93% The Hunters Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Traveling Players Director - 1975
87% 83% The Travelling Players Director,
Writer
- 1975
No Score Yet 59% Days of 36 Director,
Screenwriter
- 1972
No Score Yet 85% Anaparastasi Director,
Screenwriter
- 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Broadcast Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1968

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