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Saturday 1 December 2018 - 19:12

Living the Light – Robby Müller

86’, Netherlands, 2018
Living the Light – Robby Müller
Director: Claire Pijman
Screenplay: Claire Pijman
Cinematographer: Robby Müller & Claire Pijman
Editor: Katharina Wartena
Producer: Carolijn Borgdorff, Alexander Wadouh, & Sven Sauër
Distribution/sales: WIDE HOUSE

Synopsis:
Director of photography Robby Müller is one of the few people in the world who knows how to play the sun. How to catch its rays like butterflies. How to strike its beams like chords. Not only does music reverberate and resonate from these tenderly spun threads of light, the camera turns into a musical instrument as well and the whole world dances, radiates, is illuminated. For her film essay Living the Light - Robby Müller, director and director of photography Claire Pijman had access to Müller’s personal archive: thousands of Hi8 videos, personal pictures, set photos and Polaroids that he shot throughout his career. The film intertwines these images with excerpts of his oeuvre, creating a fluid and cinematic continuum.
Filmography:
Good Morning Karachi(2013)
Fishing Platform(2008)
Talking Guitars(2007)
 
Festivals and awards:

IDFA 2018
Biennale Cinema 2018 /Venezia Classici Award for Best Documentary on Cinema
 
 
Story Code: 3589
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