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The Travelling Players (O thiasos) Reviews

June 3, 2014
The Travelling Players is one of the major neglected movie masterpieces of our times.
June 24, 2006
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.
July 25, 2005
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.
May 29, 2001
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.