Greek-Colombian screenwriter and director recognized as one of Colombia's most prominent and original auteurs.
His debut, the uncut cult film PVC-1 (2007), was selected by the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs and won numerous awards in festivals including the FIPRESCI Prize and an award in Cannes. “Stathoulopoulos, whose single-shot 85-minute thriller PVC-1 caused a stir on the Croisette, signed with the agency after being chased by a phalanx of agents.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
His second film, METEORA (2012), was set in the UNESCO World Heritage eponymous medieval monasteries and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. “Animated areas cleverly illustrate the characters’ inner states in dreamlike images. What they convey – guilt, hesitant desire, inner struggle – pairs extremely well with the otherworldly aspects of the landscape and the unspoken, uncontrollable erotic forces at work.” VARIETY.
His segment KILLING KLAUS KINSKI (2016), of the Colombian omnibus film AMAZONAS, competed in Clermont-Ferrand