08 19 Oct '24
Cab45a95 0782 4d9c 9df2 30ce4930b11b

Theo Angelopoulos

The Weeping Meadow (Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei)

Edition 2021
170' - 2004 - Drama - Dialogue: Greek
Director: Theo Angelopoulos Composer: Eleni Karaindrou With: Alexandra Aidini, Nikos Poursanidis, Giorgos Armenis

The Weeping Meadow is the first film of a projected trilogy about recent events in Greek history.

The film is set entirely in Greece between 1919 and 1949. It begins with the entry of the Red Army into Odessa and the flight of the Greek community there and ends in 1949 with the end of the Greek civil war.

“A construct of elegiac tableaux, classical Greek tragedy and early 20th-century Greek history” - Sight & Sound

“We rarely get to see a film of such ambition, expertise and vision.” - Time Out

With support of

Greek film centre logo 1

Image gallery

Cab45a95 0782 4d9c 9df2 30ce4930b11b

Credits

Director

Theo Angelopoulos

Composer

Eleni Karaindrou

With

Alexandra Aidini, Nikos Poursanidis, Giorgos Armenis

Scenario

Theo Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra, Petros Markaris, Giorgio Silvagni

Director of Photography

Andreas Sinanos

Editor

Giorgos Triandafyllou

Producer

Theo Angelopoulos, Reinhold Elschot, Peter Nadermann, Meinolf Zurhorst

Production studios

Theo Angelopoulos Films, Greek Film Centre, Hellenic Radio & Television (ERT), Attica Art Productions, Bac Films International, Intermédias, ARTE

More information

Dialogue

Greek

Countries of production

Italy, Greece, Germany, France

Year

2004

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)

Stay up to date, subscribe to our newsletter

Do you want to stay up to date with festival news, our year-round activities, the films and the filmmakers?