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L'éternité et un jour - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera

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L'éternité et un jour - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera

Theo AngelopoulosGreece – 1998

Eternity And A Day traces the final days of Alexandre (Bruno Ganz), a celebrated Greek writer as he prepares to leave his seaside home forever. While packing, he finds a letter from his long-dead wife, Anna (Isabelle Renauld), who wrote about an enchanted summer day they spent thirty years ago. From that point, Alexandre embarks on a mystical journey through his past and present. Realizing that after spending his entire life chasing after the words of poems and novels, Alexandre wants one final chance to capture the lost precious moments of true happiness, even if only for one day. 

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Original Title L'éternité et un jour - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera
German Title Die Ewigkeit und ein Tag
French Title L'éternité et un jour
Other Titles L'eternità e un giorno
Directed by Theo Angelopoulos
Country Greece
Available Formats 35mm, DVD
Screenplay Theo Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra, Petros Markaris
Film Editing Yannis Tsitsopoulos
Soundtrack Eleni Karaindrou
Cinematography Giorgios Arvanitis, Andreas Sinanos
Sound Nikos Papadimitriou
Décors Costas Dimitriadis
Costumes Giorgos Patsas, Giorgos Ziakas
Production Theo Angelopoulos
Runtime 137 Min.
Language Griechisch, Englisch, Italienisch/d/f

Actors

Bruno Ganz Alexandre
Isabelle Renauld Anna
Fabrizio Bentivoglio Poet
Achileas Skevis Kind - enfant
Alexandra Ladikou Annas Mutter - mère d'Anna
Despina Bebedelli Alexanders Mutter - mère dÂlexandre
Eleni Gerasimidou Urania
Iris Chatziantoniou Tochter - fille
Nikos Kouros Onkel
Alekos Oudinotis Vater - père
Nikos Kolovos Doktor
Andreas Chekouras
Mihalis Giannatos
Petros Markaris
Yannis Mohlas

Awards

Palme d'Or Cannes

Credits

Original Title L'éternité et un jour - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera
German Title Die Ewigkeit und ein Tag
French Title L'éternité et un jour
Other Titles L'eternità e un giorno
Directed by Theo Angelopoulos
Country Greece
Available Formats 35mm, DVD
Screenplay Theo Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra, Petros Markaris
Film Editing Yannis Tsitsopoulos
Soundtrack Eleni Karaindrou
Cinematography Giorgios Arvanitis, Andreas Sinanos
Sound Nikos Papadimitriou
Décors Costas Dimitriadis
Costumes Giorgos Patsas, Giorgos Ziakas
Production Theo Angelopoulos
Runtime 137 Min.
Language Griechisch, Englisch, Italienisch/d/f

Actors

Bruno Ganz Alexandre
Isabelle Renauld Anna
Fabrizio Bentivoglio Poet
Achileas Skevis Kind - enfant
Alexandra Ladikou Annas Mutter - mère d'Anna
Despina Bebedelli Alexanders Mutter - mère dÂlexandre
Eleni Gerasimidou Urania
Iris Chatziantoniou Tochter - fille
Nikos Kouros Onkel
Alekos Oudinotis Vater - père
Nikos Kolovos Doktor
Andreas Chekouras
Mihalis Giannatos
Petros Markaris
Yannis Mohlas

Awards

Palme d'Or Cannes

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