The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)


The Suspended Step of the Stork Poster
Original Title: To meteoro vima tou pelargou
Type: Movie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Runtime: 143 Minutes    (2 Hours : 23 Minutes)
Release Date: 04 Dec 1991 (France)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
Kurdish, Persian, French, English, Greek
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Theodoros Angelopoulos
Writer: 
Theodoros Angelopoulos, Theodoros Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra
Stars: 
Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Gregory Patrick Karr  »




Description

A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.




Plot

Alexandre, a TV reporter, is working for a few days in a border town, where a lot of refugees from Albania, Turkey and Kurdistan are packed in. Among them, he notices an old man and thinks he is an important Greek politician who disappeared mysteriously a few years ago. Back in Athens, he asks this politician's former wife to come and identify him. A slow and dry meditation about inhumanity of borders. Written by Yepok





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    Le pas suspendu de la cigogne (France)
    Το μετέωρο βήμα του πελαργού (Greece)
    Le pas suspendu de la cigogne (Switzerland, French title)
    Il passo sospeso della cicogna (Italy)
    The Suspended Step of the Stork (World-wide, English title)

  • Company

    Arena Films

  • Country

    France
    Greece
    Switzerland
    Italy

  • Certification

    Iceland:L
    Italy:T
    Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade)
    Singapore:PG
    Sweden:11
    United Kingdom:12

  • Location

    Florina
    Macedonia
    Greece





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.85 : 1

  • Color

    Color

  • Sound Mix

    Mono





  • Details (Other)

  • Awards

    2 nominations.