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Films By Peter Green

"One of 2013's most thrillingly virtuoso filmmaking achievements." – Hollywood Reporter ... The closing night film of the 2013 Cannes Critics' Week is actually three films in one: a triptych exploring 3D and its evolution in the world of cinema, with one film each from Peter Greenaway ... Read more
An investigation of lightning as an arbitrary intervention in people's lives with devastating consequences. ... Read more
“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 aristocrats, as the wife of the wealthy and cantankerous Mr Herbert commissions a draughtsman to draw ... Read more
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 Composers (Philip Glass, Robert Ashley, John Cage and Meredith Monk), Making A Splash marks a (probably ... Read more
“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 Lover) returns with an exploration of greed, lust and art with Nightwatching, the story of Rembrandt and ... Read more
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 end of the seventeenth century a time of peace and imperial consolidation lay ahead of England, and ... Read more
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 mapped out imaginary worlds and kingdoms and now, with The Falls, he has started to tell in more ... Read more
Digital animation can offer a rich layering of textures and forms. Here it is punctuated with the graphics of website design and content. Slithers of emaciated sound bites act like a welcome bucket of cold water on this visual Utopia. ... Read more
A commentary on a Tolkienesque civilisation evoked by stunning and mystical lakeland imagery. ... Read more
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