All entries for Saturday 03 January 2009
January 03, 2009
The Dust of Time: Trilogy 2 by Theo Angelopoulos
November 2008 saw the long-awaited release of The Dust of Time the second part of Angelopoulos' Trilogy of which the first was the impressive Weeping Meadow. The film was premiered at the Thessaloniki Film Festival.
Synopsis taken from the official Angelopoulos website:
Through references to the Thebaid cycle the three films that make up TRILOGY follow the destiny of Hellenism as recorded in the relationship of two people who first meet as children in 1919 during the flight of the Greeks from Odessa only to lose each other and find each other again in different time periods in different parts of the world, living through the great historic events of the 20th century and the turn of the 21st.
The second film is entitled "THE DUST OF TIME" (THE THIRD WING) and unfolds in the former Soviet Union, the Austrian-Hungarian borders, Italy and New York between 1953 and 1974, from the eve of Stalin's death to Nixon's resignation in the United States and the fall of the Greek junta.
Eleni Kairandrou unreleased theme for Dust in Time