Theo Angelopoulos has been killed in a road accident, aged 76. The Greek director was among the most revered of his country's film industry since starting his career in 1967, following the coup that started the Greek Military DICtatorship at the time - the ensuing movies understandably taking a serious politic slant. In 1995 he won the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his film 'Ulysses' Gaze' which starred American actor Harvey Keitel, three years on from that he took the prestigious festival's biggest prize of them all by taking the Palme D'Or for his picture 'Eternity And A Day,' which starred Swiss actor Bruno Ganz
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