The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Volume 2
Theo Angelopoulos is Greece s most celebrated filmmaker and has been acclaimed by British critics Derek Malcolm and David Thompson as one of the world s greatest living directors. His body of work examines the history of modern Greece from a social and political perspective.

Distinctive, beautiful and poetic, the films of Theo Angelopoulos examine the history of modern Greece from a social and political perspective. Fluidly interweaving the past and present, they explore the stories of characters whose lives are shaped by the forces of history.

This second DVD volume spans more than a decade of filmmaking and includes the films Angelopoulos refers to as his ‘Trilogy of Silence’ (Voyage to Cythera, The Beekeeper and Landscape in the Mist), Alexander the Great & Suspended Step of the Stork.


The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Volume 2:

5 x DVD9 | PAL | 27.9 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English

O Megalexandros / Alexander the Great (1980) run time 03:19:35
The controversial story of a Greek bandit who takes hostage a group of English tourists at the turn of the twentieth century is a visually stunning and complex portrait of a revolutionary leader.

Taxidi sta Kythira / Voyage to Cythera (1984) run time 02:13:47
This poetic and moving film tells the intimate personal story of a Civil War fighter who returns to his homeland after many years of exile in Russia. But he discovers a country he barely recognises in this melancholy meditation on the sad legacy of Greek history.

O melissokomos / The Beekeeper (1986) run time 01:57:12, languages - Greek, Francais
The great Marcello Mastroiani plays a schoolmaster who, disillusioned with life, embarks on a solitary journey of self-discovery with his cherished beehives. When he encounters a young hitchhiker, feelings are awakened within him that become an obsession.

Topio stin omichli / Landscape in the Mist (1988) run time 01:59:32
Two Greek children embark upon a journey to find their father in Germany in this extraordinary coming-of-age tale. Beautifully photographed, the unforgiving world they discover is contrasted with the children’s hope and optimism.

To meteoro vima tou pelargou / The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991) run time 02:16:20
Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau star in this poetic exploration of the issues of borders and refugees, which tells the story of a reporter's investigation into the disappearance of a former politician.

O Megalexandros / Alexander the Great (Russian edition):

2 x DVD5 | NTSC 4:3 | 01:41:28 + 01:46:30 | 4.21 Gb + 4.20 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English, Russian

O melissokomos / The Beekeeper (Korean edition):

DVD5 | NTSC 4:3 | 01:57:34 | 3.98 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English

Topio stin omichli / Landscape in the Mist (New Star edition):

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:59:36 | 6.69 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English, Francais

To meteoro vima tou pelargou / The Suspended Step of the Stork (New Star edition):

DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 02:16:20 | 7.61 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English, Francais, Greek

Taxidi sta Kythira / Voyage to Cythera (Chinese edition):

DVD5 | NTSC 4:3 | 02:13:17 | 4.37 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English, Chinese

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  1. Reconstruction / Anaparastasi (1970), Days of 36 / Meres tou ’36 (1972), The Travelling Players / O thiasos (1975), The Hunters / Oi kynigoi (1977) 6 x DVD The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Volume 1 and other editions
  2. Mia aioniotita kai mia mera / Eternity and a Day (1998) DVD9 The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Volume III and Greek Release
  3. 3 By Theo – The Theo Van Gogh Collection: 1-900 / 06 (1994), Blind Date (1996), Interview (2003) 3 x DVD5
  4. In the Electric Mist / Dans la brume electrique (2009) DVD9 Director’s Cut
  5. Kim Soo-yong Collection: Gaetmaeul / Seashore Village (1965), Angae / The Foggy Town / Mist (1967), Eonu yeobaweooui gobaek / Confessions of an Actress (1967), Yahaeng / Night Journey (1977) 4 x DVD