Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow

TitleTrilogy: The Weeping Meadow
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsAngelopoulos, Theodoros
Running Time170 min
Date Released02/2004
DistributorCelluloid Dreams
CountryGreece
Publication LanguageGreek
Abstract

Part 1 of a trilogy which was uncompleted due to the director's death. The Weeping Meadow follows events in Greek history from 1919 to the aftermath of the Second World War. A band of refugees from Odessa returning to Greece after the Russian Revolution adopts an orphan girl, who becomes the focus of the story as her childhood and adolescence are affected by the aftermath of World War 1, the uncertainties of the interwar years, and the cataclysm of World War 2 and the Greek Civil War.

Cast

Alexandra Aidini, Nikos Poursanidis, Giorgos Armenis, Vassilis Kolovos.

Credits

New Yorker Films; Hellenic Radio & Television; Arte France Cinéma; Istituto Luce; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen; producer: Phoebe Economopoulos; screenplay: Theo Angelopoulos ... [et al.]; directed by Theo Angelopoulos.

Genre

Drama, History, Romance

Original PublicationTo livadi pou dakryzei
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