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Filmmaker killed in road accident

Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos has been killed in a road accident, police and hospital officials said.

The 76-year-old director suffered serious head injuries and died at a hospital near Athens after being hit by a motorcycle while walking across a road.

Other details of the incident were not immediately available.

Angelopoulos won numerous awards for his movies, mostly at European film festivals, during his career that spanned more than 40 years.


From Belfast Telegraph