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The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Angelos Koutsourakis and Mark Steven


This book is the first critical assessment of one of the leading figures of modernist European art cinema. Assessing his complete works, the book brings together a team of internationally regarded experts and emerging scholars from multiple disciplines, to provide a definitive account of Theo Angelopoulos' formal reactions to the historical events that determined life during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Refusing to restrict its approach to the confines of the Greek national film industry, the book approaches Angelopoulos' work as representative of modernism more generally, a ... More

Keywords: modernist cinema, European art cinema, Greek national film industry, Theo Angelopoulos, modernism, films

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748697953
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angelos Koutsourakis, editor
University of New South Wales

Mark Steven, editor
University of New South Wales

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Part I Authorship

Chapter 2 Two Short Essays on Angelopoulos’ Early Films

Nagisa Oshima, translated by Julian Ross

Part II Politics

Chapter 6 Angelopoulos and Collective Narrative

Fredric Jameson, for Stathis Kouvelakis

Part III Poetics

Chapter 14 An ‘Untimely’ History

Sylvie Rollet, translated by Precious Brown

Part IV Time