Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei (The Weeping Meadow) Reviews

November 15, 2007
The film is simultaneously simple and opaque, and what it lacks is anything that illuminates the world we live in.
November 15, 2007
The movie is fiercely austere; no human emotion leaks out and the characters are as blank as chess-pieces.
November 15, 2007
The Weeping Meadow doesn't offer quite enough sugar for its harsh medicine to go down easily.
November 15, 2007
We get a distractingly vapid couple who tend to drain the emotional resonance of these extraordinary, ever-shifting tableaux.
September 26, 2005
This is the first of an announced trilogy, but it already feels as long as the 20th century itself.
September 14, 2005
It's like looking at a technically-polished painting, but not being fully drawn in.
September 13, 2005
The movie plays like a career summation in which the 68-year-old writer-director has simply run out new ideas.
September 12, 2005
Angelopoulos does not relate the story of his country so much as linger amid the whispered backstories of its citizens, and we are somehow left to fill in the shadowy gaps.
September 8, 2005
A work of Olympian aloofness.