Award-winning Greek filmmaker
Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens.
Police and hospital officials said Angelopoulos sustained serious head injuries and died at a hospital after being hit by a motorcycle while walking across a road near a movie set. The accident occurred while Angelopoulos was working on his upcoming movie "The Other Sea."
Angelopoulos had won numerous awards for his movies, mostly at European film festivals, during a career that spanned more than 40 years.
In 1995, he won the...