Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos dies in accident
Theo Angelopoulos, the Greek filmmaker who won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998, has died in a road accident while working on his latest movie near Athens.
(TELEGRAPH) Athens - Police and hospital officials said Angelopoulos suffered serious head injuries and died at a hospital after being hit by a motorcycle while walking across a road close to a movie set near Athens' main port of Piraeus.
The driver, also injured, was later identified as an off-duty police officer.
The accident occurred while Angelopoulos was working on his upcoming movie The Other Sea.