Magazine article Screen International

Angelopoulos' the Other Sea Starring Toni Servillo to Shoot from December

Magazine article Screen International

Angelopoulos' the Other Sea Starring Toni Servillo to Shoot from December

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Toni Servillo stars in the story of Greece in the age of austerity

Palme d'Or winning Greek auteur Theo Angelopoulos will kick off principal photography this December 26 on his new film entitled The Other Sea (L'altro Mare), which focuses on Greece in the age of austerity.

Italian actor Toni Servillo, who stars, announced the news on Monday from the Turin Film Festival, which kicked off last weekend.

Amedeo Pagani's Rome-based Classic is the principal producer in the Italy/Greek/Turkish co-production that focuses on contemporary Athens and Greece under the squeeze of the European financial crisis and the desperation of people who lose their jobs as well as the responsibility of the political class.

Servillo told the press: "Angelopoulos said he selected me because he has a liking for Italian actors."

Title: The Other Sea (L'altro Mare)

Production Company: Classic

Servillo will portray a father in a story told through the lens of a father-daughter relationship. …

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