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The films of Theo Angelopoulos

a cinema of contemplation

by Andrew Horton

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Angelopoulos, Thodōros, 1935- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Horton.
    SeriesPrinceton modern Greek studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.A53 H67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL982438M
    ISBN 100691011419
    LC Control Number96020087

    Theo(doros) Angelopoulos died in January depriving us of one of the greatest contemporary voices in cinema. In the last 20 years no other director except for Abbas Kiarostami, Michael Haneke, Bela Tarr and Hou Hsiao Hsien has been quite so uncompromising both in his approach to cinema and to the demands he makes on audiences/5(17). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture: The Last Modernist: The Films of Theo Angelopoulos 66 (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Theo Angelopoulos is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive contemporary filmmakers and a highly idiosyncratic film stylist. His work, from the early s 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. Editorial Reviews. Lumière & Company is a tremendous achievement in celebration of the centennial of what is considered to be the first motion picture. Similar to asking the most accomplished electric guitar player to go acoustic, the producers asked a collection of international film directors to create a second piece each using the same technology as the Lumière Brothers did over a Actors: John Boorman.

    “The recycled figures, names, themes within Angelopoulos’ work begin to form, for the viewer, one ‘metatext,’ one ‘megafilm’ in which the echoes from one play off against those in another,” notes Andrew Horton in The Films of Theo Angelopoulos, the only study of the director published in English. Where Tarkovsky sculpted in time. The Suspended Step of the Stork marks an important moment in the career of Greece’s preeminent auteur, Theo Angelopoulos (). This is the film in which he solidified his measured mise-en-scène, long take, long shot style, four years before his most famous International success, Ulysses’ Gaze (). Yet Angelopoulos, whose every film contains isolated moments of visual.


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

In the first book in English to focus on Angelopoulos's unique cinematic vision, Andrew Horton provides an illuminating contextual study that attempts to. Greek film director Theo Angelopoulos is one of the most influential and widely respected filmmakers in the world today, yet his films are still largely unknown to the American public.

In the first book in English to focus on Angelopoulos's unique cinematic vision, Andrew Horton provides an illuminating contextual study that attempts to /5(9). I teach college classes in the Modern Greek Studies Program at Rutgers University and include Angelopoulos' films in the class.

This book helps bring understanding to the students, as it clearly delineates Angelopoulos' unique style.5/5(2). 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 a contextual study that attempts to demonstrate the quintessentially Greek nature of the director's work. Horton’s book on the films of Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos is one of those rare specimens on the market. I’m surprised to see so little work on Angelopoulos, and nothing substantial has come out of (especially!) academic film studies since Horton’s book in Theo Angelopoulos is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive of contemporary filmmakers and a highly idiosyncratic film stylist.

His work, from the early s to The Beekeeper, Landscape in the Mist, The Suspended Step of the Stork and the recent Cannes prize-winner, Ulysses' Gaze, demonstrates a unique sensibility, and a preoccupation with form (notably the long take, space and time.

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He edited 12. Book Description: Demonstrates how the films of Theo Angelopoulos react aesthetically to their historical period. The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos is the first critical assessment of one of the leading figures of modernist European art cinema.

Assessing his complete works, this groundbreaking collection brings together a team of internationally regarded experts and emerging scholars from. Andrew Horton is the Jeanne H. Smith Professor of Film & Video Studies (emeritus) at the University of Oklahoma, an award-winning screenwriter, and the author of thirty books on film, screenwriting, and cultural studies, including The Films of Theo Angelopoulos: A Cinema of Contemplation () and The Last Modernist: The Films of Angelopoulos (), which he edited.

"For me, each shot is a living thing, with a breath of its own, that consists of inhaling and exhaling. this is a process that cannot accept my interference. it must have a natural opening and fading." Deeply rooted in the soil and culture of his native Greece, in its history, and in its contemporary political upheavals, Theo Angelopoulos (b.

) has chosen to make all his films, without. Theo(doros) Angelopoulos, Greek filmmaker (born ApAthens, Greece—died Jan. 24,Piraeus, Greece), crafted visually stunning cinema as he explored the history and culture of Greece and the metaphysics of the human condition through allegory, a.

Annual Film Quarterly Film Book Survey, Part II; Review: The Films of Theo Angelopoulos by Andrew Horton. Dan Georgakas. Film Quarterly Vol. 53 No. 1, Autumn, (pp. ) DOI: / Article; Info & Metrics; PDF; Previous Next.

This is a PDF-only article. The first page Author: Dan Georgakas. The book includes a detailed listing of production credits to all films by Angelopoulos, as well as a detailed topical bibliography and an index.

In Andrew Horton published his monograph Theo Angelopotdos: A Cinema of Contemplation (Princeton: Princeton University Press). The films of Theo Angelopoulos ).

And clearly this “new humanism” is centered on making connections, be they by drinking from the same bottle, or carrying out ceremonies across borders, or by connecting and celebrating those no longer on earth.

Andrew Horton, The Films of Theo Angelopoulos: A Cinema of Contemplation, New Jersey, Princeton University Press,pp. 97–98 ; Although filmed between The Travelling Players and Alexander the Great, The Hunters is episodically considered as an epilogue to the historical : Acquarello.The source text was The Book of Megalexandros and the Dilesi Massacre in Style.

Angelopoulos has said on his own film: "The first thing to be said is that it's the most simple film I've made so far. Its progress is linear, and it hasn't developed its stylistic form in the course of editing like the other ed by: Theo Angelopoulos, Nikos Angelopoulos.Buy The Films of Theo Angelopoulos: A Cinema for Contemplation (Princeton Modern Greek Studies) With a New afterword by the author by Horton, Andrew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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