• The Weeping Meadow (2004)

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Release Date: 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
Adopted by Greek refugees, a young woman (Alexandra Aidini) marries her adoptive father's son and runs away with him.

Cast: Alexandra Aidini, Eva Kotamanidou, Toula Stathopoulou, Mihalis Giannatos

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Rai Cinema

Ratings & Reviews

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  • There are moments of such breathtaking grace and artistry that you'd be forgiven for thinking you're watching the most beautiful movie ever made. show more

  • In his fourth outing with the director, cinematographer Andreas Sinanos produces stunning scene after stunning scene, almost as if each frame were a small painting. show more

  • It's a typically poetic film, rich in powerful imagery, which sees a bitter personal tragedy unfold against the major events of 20th century Greece. Although the director doesn't mine any new ground here, either in terms of style or content, it's still a pleasure to sit through nearly three hours of perfectly controlled, visually evocative filmmaking. show more

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