Peter Greenaway. Filming and Directing Night Watch 2006 1/8





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http://www.egs.edu/ Peter Greenaway talks about being a director and filmmaker in Holland and gives a preview of his new movie based on Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn's painting "Night Watch". Public open lecture about painting, art, cinema, global warming, floods, flooding, levee, levee, water, fortresses, Holland, Dutch civilization, tides, water, marches, water management, hydraulic engineering, dredging, manufacturing and construction projects, control over the notion of water, water line, New Orleans, and the Netherlands for students of the European Graduate School EGS, Media and Communication Studies department program, Saas-Fee, Switzerland, Europe, Peter Greenaway.

Peter Greenaway, CBE born 5 April 1942 is a Welsh-born English film director. Peter Greenaway was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, and grew up in Essex, England. His family left South Wales when he was three years old. At an early age Greenaway decided on becoming a painter. He became interested in European cinema, focusing first on that of Bergman, and then on French Nouvelle Vague film-makers such as Godard, and most especially Resnais.

Peter Greenaway shot the following shorts: Death of Sentiment 1962, 8 min, Tree 1966, 16 min, Train 1966, 5 min, Revolution 1967, 8 min, 5 Postcards From Capital Cities 1967, 35 min, Intervals 1969, 7 min, Erosion 1971, 27 min, H Is for House 1973, 10 min, Windows 1975, 4 min, Water Wrackets 1975, 12 min, Water 1975, 5 min, Goole by Numbers 1976, 40 min, Dear Phone 1978, 17 min, Vertical Features Remake 1978, 45 min, A Walk Through H: The Reincarnation of an Ornithologist 1978, 41 min, 1-100 1978, 4 min, Making a Splash 1984, 25 min, Inside Rooms: 26 Bathrooms, London & Oxfordshire 1985, 26 min, Hubert Bals Handshake 1989, 5 min, Rosa 1992, 15 min, Lumière et compagnie fragment "Peter Greenaway", 1996, 55 sec, The Bridge 1997, 12 min, The Man in the Bath 2001, 7 min, Visions of Europe fragment "European Showerbath", 2004, 5 min.

Director Peter Greenaway produced the following films: The Falls 1980, 185 min, The Draughtsman's Contract 1982, 103 min, A Zed & Two Noughts 1985, 115 min, The Belly of an Architect 1987, 120 min, Drowning by Numbers 1988, 118 min, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989, 123 min, Prospero's Books 1991, 129 min, The Baby of Mâcon 1993, 122 min, The Pillow Book 1996, 126 min, 8½ Women 1999, 118 min, The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story 2003, 127 min, The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea 2003, 108 min, The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish 2003, 120 min, Nightwatching 2007, Untitled Old Testament Project, Augsbergenfeld , 55 Men on Horseback.


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