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Elodie Lélu

Lettre à Théo (Letter to Theo)

Classics 70' - 2019 - Documentary - Dialogue: Persian, French, Greek - Format: DCP
Director: Elodie Lélu With: Irène Jacob
Thu 14 Oct
20:15
KASKCinema
Subtitles: English
Fri 15 Oct
14:30
KASKCinema
Subtitles: English
Sat 16 Oct
17:15
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: English
Filmmaker Théo Angelopoulos died on January 24, 2012, struck by a motorbike on the set of his final film. He was surrounded by his team, of which I was a member. This unfinished film was meant to explore the fates of the victims of the Greek crisis. Ironically, the ambulance used to come to his rescue broke down because of budgetary restrictions, which had made it impossible to maintain the vehicle. The crisis itself killed Théo. In a letter addressed to him in the form of a film, I return to Greece. The list of victims of the crisis has only grown longer, this destitution echoing another that Théo had predicted: a massive number of refugees who find themselves trapped in Greece by the closure of the borders.
However, citizen resistance is being organized and fights every day to bring those in danger of obliteration out of the shadows.
"This heartwarming, experimental dissection and eulogy of this great figure, will leave cinephiles teary-eyed, and revolutionaries hopeful. Director Elodie Lélu perfectly encapsulates the tone and energy of Angelopoulos' vision." - On the Clock

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Credits

Director

Elodie Lélu

With

Irène Jacob

Scenario

Elodie Lélu

Director of Photography

Tristan Galand

Editor

Philippe Boucq

Producer

Isabelle Truc

Production studios

Iota Production

More information

Dialogue

Persian, French, Greek

Subtitles

English

Countries of production

Belgium, Greece

Year

2019

Filmography

Elodie Lélu
En suivant Romain (short, 2010), BXLx24 (TV-series, 2012), Leçons de conduite (short, 2012)

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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