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Athens, return to the Acropolis

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Athens, return to the Acropolis

Ντοκιμαντέρ/Documentary, Ελλάδα/Greece, 1983, 43 ́ DCP, Έγχρωμη/Color, Με ήχο/Sound

The auteur Theo Angelopoulos, after his cinematic journeys in the province and the traumatic Greek history, returned to his city of birth and to documentary, in the form of a poetic diary. The documentary was originally produced for a television series on European capitals. With scenes from his previous works and with modern Greek poetry and music, he created a portrait “of a different Athens, the Athens of traumatic history and personal myth, the Athens of the director’s past and present.

Σκηνοθεσία/Direction: Θόδωρος Αγγελόπουλος
Σενάριο/Screenplay: Κώστας Ταχτσής (κείμενο), Θόδωρος Αγγελόπουλος , Κώστας Ρεσβάνης (ιδέα)
Φωτογραφία/Cinematography: Γιώργος Αρβανίτης
Μοντάζ/Editing: Γιώργος Τριανταφύλλου
Μουσική/Music: Μάνος Χατζιδάκις, Λουκιανός Κηλαηδόνης, Διονύσης Σαββόπουλος, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης
Ηθοποιοί/Cast: Γιώργος Αλεξίου, Κώστας Αρζόγλου και Πέτρος Φυσσούν (αφηγητές), Κώστας Μελεούνης, Νίκη Μυριδάκη, Γιώργος Χατζηιωάννου
Παραγωγή/Production: Θόδωρος Αγγελόπουλος, για την ΕΡΤ και την Trans World Film
Πηγή κόπιας/ Print source: Κοινωνία Κληρονόμων Θόδωρου Αγγελόπουλου

*Screening along with the film “Water on table ∙ Homage to Odysseas Elytis”


* Suitable for English speaking audience



The 10th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.