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Water Wrackets

UK, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 38)

Director: Peter Greenaway

A commentary on a Tolkienesque civilisation evoked by stunning and mystical lakeland imagery.

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DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT, THE

“Sex, lies and draughtsmanship.” - Guardian ... Still one of Greenaway's best films to date, The Draughtsman's Contract (MIFF 83) delves into the twisted hedonism and rhetoric of 17th century ... More »

THE FALLS

Peter Greenaway (born 1 942) may well be the most original talent unearthed by the cinema in many years. His short films have been the subject of considerable, often infuriated debate. In them he has ... More »

Making A Splash

Currently involved in filming the long awaited follow-up to The Draughtsman's Contract, Greenaway has been filling more commissions than he could handle. After the Channel Four series 4 American ... More »

THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT

A beautifully written and acted drama and yet a highly intellectual film, The Draughtsman's Contract combines the English tradition of film making with a murder story set in the 1690's. ... At the ... More »

Act of God

An investigation of lightning as an arbitrary intervention in people's lives with devastating consequences. ... More »

NIGHTWATCHING

“Rembrandt is captured in all his joyful, bawdy, self-analyzing ways, prey to passions and capable of real love.” - Variety ... Director Peter Greenaway (The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her ... More »

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