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The Suspended Step of the Stork
Directed by Theo Angelopoulos
Produced by Theo Angelopoulos
Written by Theo Angelopoulos
Tonino Guerra, et al
Music by Eleni Karaindrou
Release dates
  • 4 December 1991 (1991-12-04) (France)
Running time
143 minutes; 126 minutes (Greece)
Country Greece
Language Greek

The Suspended Step of the Stork (Greek: Το μετέωρο βήμα του πελαργού, translit. To meteoro vima tou pelargou) is a 1991 Greek film directed by Theodoros Angelopoulos.[1] It was entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ James, Caryn. "NY Times: The Suspended Step of the Stork". NY Times.com. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Suspended Step of the Stork". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 

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The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:22:30 -0700

The Hunters, Ulysses Gaze, The Weeping Meadow, The Beekeeper, Eternity and a Day, The Suspended Step of the Stork, and The Landscape in the Mist will take us through the films that portray the Greek soul. The Festival has films from two countries, both ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Wed, 07 May 2014 10:50:36 -0700

It's quite likely that, in a few summers' time, cinemagoing will start to resemble entering a giant narrative web, as each auditorium will be hosting a film featuring characters on their way to the plot being screened in the next theatre over. Disney ...
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 10:18:54 -0800

Voyage to Cythera (1984), The Beekeeper (1986, with Marcello Mastroianni), Landscape in the Mist (1989) and The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991, with Jeanne Moreau) trundled through the film festivals of the Eighties to critical applause but public ...
Greek Reporter
Tue, 24 Jan 2012 14:30:00 -0800

His next film is The Suspended Step of the Stork (To meteoro vima tou pelargou, 1991). Set on the borderline between two imaginary countries, in the heart of a village overflowing with refugees, a journalist believes he has recognized a politician who ...
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:08:40 -0700

Theo Angelopoulos' 1991 film, "The Suspended Step of the Stork," features a journalist who comes to a city bisected by a river that is also an international border. As part of an investigation about refugees who live there he becomes convinced that one ...
Balkan Travellers
Fri, 08 Feb 2008 00:01:00 -0800

There are few cultures in which the sadness of the exiled has a history as long as in the Greek one, which dates at least from the time of the Odysseus myth. From the restless spirit of the wanderer to those who feel the anguish of foreigners at home ...
Terra Chile
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 03:37:30 -0800

En las décadas de 1980 y 1990, ya consolidado, comenzó a trabajar en coproducciones con otros países cosechando éxitos con películas como "Alexander the Great", "Voyage to Cythera", "The suspended step of the stork", "Landscape in the Mist", "Ulysses' ...
عين على السينما
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 07:00:21 -0800

لم أجد أبلغ وأجمل من تلك الكلمات التي كتبها الناقد والشاعر المبدع البحريني أمين صالح عن المخرج اليوناني الكبير ثيو انجلوبولوس الذي رحل عن عالمنا أخيرا بطريقة عبثية لا تفسير لها بينما كان يصور مشاهد أحدث أفلامه، وهو الي عرف برواية قصص غير مكتملة. وكأن عدم ...

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