The Suspended Step of the Stork


2h 31m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A television journalist, covering the flight of Albanian, Kurdistan and Iranian refugees into Greece, spots a middle-aged man he believes was a promising Greek politician who disappeared years earlier.

Film Details

Also Known As
Il Passo Sospeso Della Cicogna, Pas Suspendu de la Cigogne, Le, Passo Sospeso Della Cicogna, Suspended Step of the Stork
Release Date
1991
Location
Athens, Greece; Macedonia, Greece; Florina, Greece; Amyntaion, Greece

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 31m

Synopsis

A television journalist, covering the flight of Albanian, Kurdistan and Iranian refugees into Greece, spots a middle-aged man he believes was a promising Greek politician who disappeared years earlier.

Crew

Phoebe Aconomopoulou-angelopoulos

Production Manager

Giorgos Aguelou

Grip

Giorgos Aguelou

Electrician

Charis Alexiou

Song

Theo Angelopoulos

Screenplay

Theo Angelopoulos

Producer

Angela Anzimani

Dresser

Giorgios Arvanitis

Director Of Photography

Thanassis Arvanitis

Sound Mixer

Marinos Athanassopoulos

Sound

Triantaphyllos Athanassopoulos

Electrician

Giannis Baratas

Set Decorator

Thanassis Baratas

Set Decorator

Vlassis Beleris

Grip

Dimitris Damalas

Camera Assistant

Stefanos Danihlidis

Assistant Director

Gino Derossi

Special Effects

Tasos Diakomanolis

Set Decorator

Raimondo Esposito

Unit Manager

Dionyssis Farantouris

Set Decorator

Ariane Gottlieb

Continuity

Chrysanthos Guatsis

Boom Operator

Tonino Guerra

Screenplay

Stellios Kallergis

Electrician

Helena Karaindrou

Music

Mikes Karapiperis

Set Decorator

Mikes Karapiperis

Art Director

Vassilis Karfis

Set Decorator

Gregory Karr

Song

Giorgos Katakousinos

Assistant Director

Takis Katselis

Assistant Director

Emilios Konitsiotis

Production Manager

Alekos Lambridis

Assistant Director

Kostas Lampropoulos

Assistant

Petros Markaris

Screenplay

Frantois Musy

Sound Mixer

Stellios Panagopoulos

Set Decorator

Melina Panagos

Camera Assistant

Nikos Panayiotopoulos

Photography

Giannis Papadakis

Grip

Charis Papadopoulos

Casting

Giorgos Patsas

Costumes

Christos Patsis

Set Decorator

Christos Pattas

Boom Operator

Bruno Pesery

Producer

Eleni Petrakis

Continuity

Tota Pritsa

Dresser

Pascal Ralite

Unit Manager

Angelo Rizzoli

Coproducer

Pierre Alain Schatzmann

Production Manager

Esme Sciaroni

Makeup

Nikos Sekeris

Assistant

Serena Severini

Unit Manager

Andreas Sinanos

Director Of Photography

Giorgos Skendros

Wig Supplier

Achileas Staikos

Set Designer

Achileas Staikos

Other

Panagioris Staikos

Assistant Director

Georges Trandaphilou

Editor

Nikos Triantafilopoulos

Set Decorator

Andreas Tsekouras

Soloist

Vassilis Tsepas

Grip

Gannis Tsitsopoulos

Editor

Thanassis Valtinos

Screenplay

Daniele Vuarin

Makeup

Ruth Waldburger

Coproducer

Labis Zaroutiadis

Unit Manager

Iro Zervaki

Dresser

Film Details

Also Known As
Il Passo Sospeso Della Cicogna, Pas Suspendu de la Cigogne, Le, Passo Sospeso Della Cicogna, Suspended Step of the Stork
Release Date
1991
Location
Athens, Greece; Macedonia, Greece; Florina, Greece; Amyntaion, Greece

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 31m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States September 1991

Shown at New York Film Festival September 20 - October 6, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.

Began shooting December 4, 1990.

Completed shooting April 6, 1991.

During production Angelopoulos was excommunicated by the Bishop of Florina in protest against what he perceived as the film's unpatriotic theme.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 20 - October 6, 1991.)

Released in United States 1992 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (European Cinema) June 18 - July 2, 1992.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.)