“We who had nothing will teach them peace”
Giorgos Seferis, Novel KD’
“We must remain silent so that we can listen”
The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)
The Chania Film Festival with this edition meets the timeless film of the great Greek director Theo Angelopoulos. The Suspended Step of the Stork was the first film in the border trilogy starring Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau. An important film about political deadlocks, about disturbed and unclear borders due to wars and civil conflicts.
This book presents rare material, reviews and newspaper clippings about the film, as well as biographies of its three creators, Director Theo Angelopoulos, Director of Photography Giorgos Arvanitis and Composer Eleni Karaindrou. The suspended step of the stork was filmed in 1991 and today 27 years later – it really is more relevant than ever. The book is edited by Lefteris Lambrakis and the texts by Antonis Perivolakis and Lefteris Lambrakis.