Filmmaker Retrospective: The Historical Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Ulysses’ Gaze (1995)

The films of Theo Angelopoulos—the most renowned Greek filmmaker to date—are slow, meditative, and melancholic. The films often run exceptionally long—up to almost four hours—with extended shots that can last up to ten minutes without a single cut. As tedious as these initial descriptions seem, why should one watch his films? Once (and if) anyone […]