Elodie LÉLU (1982, France) studied art history at the Sorbonne in Paris and wrote her thesis on Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos. She met him as part of her research and the two remained friends, even when Lélu subsequently attended the INSAS film school in Brussels. She has shot a number of TV documentaries about artists including Angelopoulos and worked on his uncompleted, final film until his death. Lettre à Théo is her first feature film.
The Lost Illusions of the Last Maharao (2006, TV doc), Adonis, La poésie comme projet ouvert (2007, TV doc), Vénus Khoury-Ghata – Un français aux saveurs de l’Orient (2007, TV doc), Raza, de l’appel de la forme à l’appel du pays (2008, TV doc), Théo Angelopoulos – Le voyage en soi-même/Theo Angelopoulos: The Internal Journey (2008, TV doc), Leçons de conduite/Driving Lesson (2012, short), Lettre à Théo/Letter to Theo (2019, doc)