Theo Angelopoulos is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive contemporary filmmakers and a highly idiosyncratic film stylist. His work, from the early 1970s to The Beekeeper, Landscape in the Mist, The Suspended Step of the Stalk and the recent Cannes prize-winner Ulysses' Gaze, demonstrates a unique sensibility and a preoccupation with form (notably, the long take, space, and time) and with content, particularly Greek politics and history, and notions of the journey, border-crossing, and exile. This new collection of essays surveys his entire cinematic output and presents a discussion of his major films, themes, and concerns.
The contributors argue that Angelopoulos' sustained oeuvre
About the Author:
ANDREW HORTON teaches in the English Department of Loyola University. Among his earlier works are Russian Critics on the Cinema of Glasnost (with Michael Brashinsky) and Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay.