- 1 DVD (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Angelopoulos, Thodoros,
- Corporate Author
- Artificial Eye (Firm)
- Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Nadia Mourouzi, Serge Reggiani, Jenny Roussea.Credits: Directed by Theo Angelopoulos ; screenplay by Theo Angelopoulos with Dimitris Nollas ; cinematography by Giorgios Arvanitis ; art director Mikes Karapiperis ; editing by Takis Yannopoulos.Greek dialogue with English subtitles and optional French audio.Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.Summary: Mastroianni plays Spyros, a schoolmaster of late middle-age who, like his father before him, is also a beekeeper. Disenchanted and unfulfilled by his life, Spyros takes leave of his wife and grown children to embark on a solitary journey in search of the emerging springtime flowers for his cherished beehives. Moving from village to village, he encounters a young girl hitchhiker who awakens in him feelings that start to become an obsession. Charged with quiet emotional intensity, The Beekeeper is a moving and powerful film about a man's struggle to find release from the spectre of the past.