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Theo Angelopoulos

Eternity and a Day (Mia aioniotita kai mia mera)

Classics 137' - 1998 - Drama - Dialogue: Italian, English, Greek - Format: DCP
Director: Theo Angelopoulos Composer: Eleni Karaindrou With: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Isabelle Renauld, Bruno Ganz
Fri 15 Oct
17:00
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: English
Sat 16 Oct
20:00
KASKCinema
Subtitles: English
Sun 17 Oct
17:30
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: English
Eternity And A Day traces the final days of Alexandre (Bruno Ganz), a celebrated Greek writer as he prepares to leave his seaside home forever. While packing, he finds a letter from his long-dead wife, Anna (Isabelle Renauld), who wrote about an enchanted summer day they spent thirty years ago. From that point, Alexandre embarks on a mystical journey through his past and present. Realizing that after spending his entire life chasing after the words of poems and novels, Alexandre wants one final chance to capture the lost precious moments of true happiness, even if only for one day.
Eternity and a Day features all Angelopoulos’ stylistic trademarks: mesmerising long takes that suspend the viewer’s sense of time, a fully integrated use of the spoken word and Eleni Karaindrou’s elegant and allusive scoring, visual motifs that return with obsessive insistence.” - Sight & Sound

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Credits

Director

Theo Angelopoulos

Composer

Eleni Karaindrou

With

Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Isabelle Renauld, Bruno Ganz

Scenario

Petros Markaris, Tonino Guerra, Giorgio Silvagni, Theo Angelopoulos

Director of Photography

Andreas Sinanos, Giorgos Arvanitis

Editor

Yannis Tsitsopoulos

Producer

Amedeo Pagani, Eric Heumann, Theo Angelopoulos, Giorgio Silvagni

Production studios

Intermédias, Paradis Films, La Sept Cinéma

More information

Dialogue

Italian, English, Greek

Subtitles

English

Countries of production

Italy, Greece, Germany, France

Year

1998

Filmography

Theo Angelopoulos
Forminx Story (1965), Broadcast (short, 1968), Anaparastasi (1970), Days of '36 (1972), The Travelling Players (1975), The Hunters (1977), Alexander the Great (1980), Athens, Return to the Acropolis (1983), Voyage to Cythera (1984), The Beekeeper (1986), Landscape in the Mist (1988), The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991), Ulysses' Gaze (1995), Eternity and a Day (1998), Trilogy I: The Weeping Meadow (2004), Trilogy II: The Dust of Time (2008), Mundo Invisível (segment, 2012)

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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