STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 981 this week

Theodoros Angelopoulos (1935–2012)


Theo Angelopoulos began to study law in Athens but broke up his studies to go to the Sorbonne in Paris in order to study literature. When he had finished his studies, he wanted to attend the School of Cinema at Paris but decided instead to go back to Greece. There he worked as a journalist and critic for the newspaper "Demokratiki Allaghi" until it... See full bio »

Died:

(age 76) in Piraeus, Greece

IMDb Picks: March

We want to watch "Feud: Bette and Joan" in a bar while surrounded by friends and drag queens. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about this month.

Visit IMDb Picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 people
created 20 Oct 2014
 
a list of 25 people
created 26 Jan 2015
 
a list of 25 people
created 07 Feb 2015
 
a list of 47 people
created 26 Jan 2016
 
a list of 34 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Theodoros Angelopoulos's work have you seen?

User Polls

59 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Topio stin omichli
(1988)
Eternity and a Day
(1998)
To vlemma tou Odyssea
(1995)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (20 credits)
 2012 Mundo Invisível (segment "Céu Inferior")
 1998 Eternity and a Day (as Theo Angelopoulos)
 1995 Lumière et compagnie (Documentary) (as Theo Angelopoulos)
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1981 Oi reporters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1977 Oi kynigoi
 1975 O thiasos
 1972 Days of 36
 1970 Anaparastasi
 1968 Ekpombi (Short)
 1965 Peripeteies me tous Forminx (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (16 credits)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Actor (8 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (25 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

| | See more »

Alternate Names:

Theo Angelopoulos | Thodoros Angelopoulos | Théo Angelopoulos
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What do I want to happen? I simply want our life here to become more human. We need to return to those places to find much of what is still important and authentic to our lives. See more »

Trivia:

Former student at L'IDHEC (La FEMIS). He had to leave after only 1 year because of aesthetic disagreements with his teachers, who didn't support his interest in shooting sequences in one long take. Ironically, he later became famous for exactly this style of filmmaking. See more »

Trademark:

Uses long, static takes combined with complex tracking shots and beautiful landscape photography. See more »

Nickname:

Theo

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page