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The films of Theo Angelopoulos : a cinema of contemplation

Author: Andrew Horton
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1999.
Series: Princeton modern Greek studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Greek film director Theo Angelopoulos is one of the most influential and widely respected filmmakers in the world, yet his films are still largely unknown to the American public. This title provides  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Thodōros Angelopoulos; Thodōros Angelopoulos; Thodōros Angelopulos
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Horton
ISBN: 0691010056 9780691010052
OCLC Number: 41833215
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: xii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: The Voyage beyond the Borders3Ch. 1Cinema and the Borders of Greek Culture25Ch. 2The Moving Pattern of Images: Greek History and Individual Perspectives55Ch. 3Angelopoulos, the Continuous Image, and Cinema73Ch. 4Reconstruction: "Help Me, I'm Lost"91Ch. 5The Travelling Players: Figures in the Landscape of Myth and History102Ch. 6Voyage to Cythera: "One ... Two ... Oh, My God. I'm Out of Step"127Ch. 7Landscape in the Mist: A Documentary Fairy Tale144Ch. 8The Suspended Step of the Stork: "If I Take One More Step, I Will Be Somewhere Else"161Ch. 9Ulysses' Gaze: "We Are Dying People"181Conclusions: From the Cinematic Gaze to a Culture of Links202Filmography211Bibliography217Index223
Series Title: Princeton modern Greek studies.
Responsibility: Andrew Horton ; with a new afterword by the author.


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