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Berlin Film Review: ‘Eisenstein in Guanajuato’

11 February 2015 8:07 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Set in Mexico during the “10 days that shook” Russia’s greatest silent filmmaker, “Eisenstein in Guanajuato” marks Peter Greenaway’s raucous attempt to capture his all-time cinema idol at his moment of greatest personal discovery and deepest professional frustration — which, the film takes great delight in suggesting, coincided with the loss of his virginity, at age 33, so far from his (still) homophobic homeland. Determined to breathe fresh life into a medium he insists has scarcely evolved in the 90 years since Sergei Eisenstein made “Strike,” Greenaway has wrought an outrageously unconventional and deliriously profane biopic that could take decades to be duly appreciated.

Unspooling like some sort of blasphemous passion play, the film depicts Eisenstein’s symbolic death and subsequent resurrection via an act of gay sex. “Somebody has opened the door to a wet and weepy dirty hurricane,” the Russian gushes not long after his studly Mexican guide, Palomino Canedo »

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Peter Greenaway’s ‘Eisenstein in Guanajuato’ gets a trailer

10 February 2015 4:00 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Last week we reported that Peter Greenaway’s latest film, about Russian film director Sergei Eisenstein traveling to Mexico to make his film ¡Que viva Mexico!, would get its World Premiere at the Berlinale. With that premiere just two days away on February 11, Greenaway has released a trailer for Eisenstein in Guanajuato. It looks to be a lush, surreal film of cinema and sexuality. Watch it below:

The post Peter Greenaway’s ‘Eisenstein in Guanajuato’ gets a trailer appeared first on Sound On Sight.

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Peter Greenaway’s ‘Eisenstein In Guanajuato’ Trailer – Berlin

9 February 2015 1:58 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein In Guanajuato will have its world premiere in competition here in Berlin on Wednesday. The Pillow Book and The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover helmer’s latest is set in 1931 and follows Battleship Potemkin director Sergei Eisenstein as he travels to Mexico to shoot Que Viva Mexico. Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under increasing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, Eisenstein encounters a new culture and its dealings with death; he also discovers another revolution — and his own body. Elmer Bäck plays Eisenstein with Stelio Savante, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata, Lisa Owen, Rasmus Slätis and Jakob Öhrman also in the cast. Films Boutique is selling at the Efm. Check out the trailer above.

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Berlin: Peter Greenaway Channels Tortured Genius 'Eisenstein In Guanajuato' (Poster)

5 February 2015 6:12 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Finally, Peter Greenaway's "Eisenstein in Guanajuato" sees the light of day this month at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. Shot in Mexico, the avant-biopic follows Russian iconoclast Sergei Eisenstein's sensually stirring days spent in the title city in 1931, a heavy influence on his life and films. (Poster below.) Here's the festival synopsis: "In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film to be titled Que Viva Mexico. Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under increasing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, Eisenstein arrives at the city of Guanajuato. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino Cañedo, he vulnerably experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, sex and death, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life." Though the British director of such brainy melds of art and film as "The Cook, the Thief, His »

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Peter Greenaway’s latest ‘Eisenstein in Guanajuato’ getting world premiere at Berlinale

4 February 2015 4:58 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Peter Greenaway, director of The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, is debuting his latest film about legendary Director Sergei Eisenstein at the 65th Annual Berlinale, or the Berlin International Film Festival.

Eisenstein in Guanajuato joins Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups and Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence among the slate of films at 2015′s festival.

Eisenstein was the Russian born director of the silent masterpiece Battleship Potemkin among other classics such as Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible, Parts I and II. In 1932, Eisenstein released ¡Que viva Mexico!, for which he traveled to Guanajuato, Mexico and experienced desires of love, sex and death that shaped the rest of his career following his early Russian successes.

Here’s the full synopsis of the film, via a press release:

In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new »

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Exclusive: Have A Look At The Poster For Peter Greenaway's Eisenstein In Guanajuato

2 February 2015 11:30 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Peter Greenaway's new film, Eisenstein In Guanajuato will premiere in the competition section at Berlin on Wednesday, February 11th. We have your first look at the new poster for the production. In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film to be titled Que Viva Mexico. Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under increasing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, Eisenstein arrives at the city of Guanajuato. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino Cañedo, he vulnerably experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, sex and death, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life.Peter Greenaway's film explores the mind of a creative genius facing the desires and fears of love, sex...

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