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Greenaway talks new film Walking To Paris

22 January 2015 4:06 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

British director will premiere Eisenstein in Guanajuato at the Berlinale next month.

Prolific British auteur Peter Greenaway, whose new film Eisenstein in Guanajuato is set to premiere in competition at the Berlinale next month, is about to start work on new feature Walking To Paris.

The biopic of sculptor Constantin Brancusi is being made with Dutch producer and former Rotterdam festival stalwart Kees Kasander.

The film will focus on the 18 months when a 27-year-old Brancusi walked through Romania, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and France.

Speaking to Screen about the feature, Greenaway said: “Along the way, living off the land as his years of being a shepherd boy had taught him, he had adventures - comic, violent, sexual and romantic - and certainly formative of his future sculpture, constantly building sculptures out of found materials – wood, stone, sand, snow and ice - leaving a trail of abandoned experimental temporary sculptures across the landscapes of Europe.”

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- geoffrey@macnab.demon.co.uk (Geoffrey Macnab)

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50 Greatest Musical Numbers In Film History

3 January 2015 4:34 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

20th Century Fox

Ever since The Jazz Singer came out and made the notion of movie musicals a reality, they’ve been one of the most enduring genres in Hollywood. Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland: some of the most iconic pop culture figures are performers who became famous after appearing in movie musicals. And it’s interesting to note that the genre is always evolving, always changing to reflect the needs of audiences. In the 1930s, for example, musicals flourished, featuring opulent, glamorous set pieces with men in tails and women in fancy dresses, all done in an attempt to make audiences forget about the dreary realities of the Great Depression.

As time went on and tastes changed, musicals have kept up with the pace. Once filmmakers became experienced with how to make a movie musical, they started experimenting and trying new things. Thus, musicals that have been »

- Audrey Fox

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