A poet, claims he who must know, is someone who buys words – unfamiliar, unknown, yet precious and harmonic words. Somebody who can recognize his own language as strange. But the one who explains this to the little boy has run out of words and there is no collector or salesman around to sell him some, so his project of finishing an old poem is to stay a fragment. The poet is sick with cancer and spends his last days in Thessaloniki imagining, remembering his dreams…

Greece/France/Italy 1998
Regie: Théo Angelopoulos
130 min, 35mm, OmU

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