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Theo Angelopoulos Dies in Accident

Greece just lost a major credit rating, film-wise

This morning I awoke to the sad news that Greek director Theo Angelopoulos had succumbed to a head injury sustained in a collision with a motorcyclist in Athens, near the port of Pyraeus. He was in the middle of shooting his latest feature, The Other Sea—was is to be shown at the next Cannes Festival? I’m waiting to hear back from them. This biker, an off-duty police officer, should have a ... more >