The Last Modernist: The Films of Theo Angelopoulos

The Last Modernist: The Films of Theo Angelopoulos

by Andrew Horton (Editor)

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Overview

Theo Angelopoulos is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive contemporary filmmakers and a highly idiosyncratic film stylist. This new collection of essays surveys his entire cinematic output and presents a discussion of his major films, themes, and concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275961190
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/07/1997
Series: Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

ANDREW HORTON teaches in the English Department of Loyola University. Among his earlier works are Russian Critics on the Cinema of Glasnost (with Michael Brashinsky) and Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction by Andrew Horton

Modernism, Minimalism, Melancholy: Angelopoulos and Visual Style by David Bordwell

Angelopoulos, Greek History and The Travelling Players by Dan Georgakas

A Tour of the Graveyard of Greek Ideals: Voyage to Cythera by Vasilis Rafalidis

Tessellations and Honeycombs: The Beekeeper by Gerald O'Grady

Theo Angelopoulos: Landscapes, Players, Mist by Michael Wilmington

The Empire of the Journey in Voyage to Cythera by Yvette Biro

Theo Angelopoulos: The Past as History, the Future as Form by Frederic Jameson

"What do our souls seek?": An Interview with Theo Angelopoulos by Andrew Horton

Theo Angelopoulos: Filmography compiled by Andrew Horton

Theo Angelopoulos: Selected Bibliography compiled by Matthew Stevens and Andrew Horton

Index

Notes on Contributors

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