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4.1
399 Ratings

Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow

Τριλογία: Το λιβάδι που δακρύζει

Greece, France, 2004
Drama, History

Synopsis

The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees from Odessa arriving somewhere near Thessaloniki. The refugees build a small village somewhere near a river and we watch as the kids grow up and fall in love. But difficult times of dictatorship and war are coming.

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Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow Directed by Theodoros Angelopoulos

Critics reviews

I’m almost sure that I might create a neologism here if I said that Meadow was a “wide” film. Every scene feels like a deep inhale, visuals that fill and feed your lungs.
October 12, 2018
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It stands not only as a testament to the work the much-missed master specialized in—film as modernist frescos depicting history through the movement of communities—but as a beautifully optimistic hope that we might learn from our storied past. It slowly uncovers heaving throngs of working-class families, their destinies intertwined, spilling from one era to the next.
July 20, 2016
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