Robby Müller (1940–2018)


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Robby Müller was born on April 4, 1940 in Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles as Robert Müller. He is known for his work on Breaking the Waves (1996), Dead Man (1995) and Paris, Texas (1984). He died on July 3, 2018 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. See full bio »

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Known For

Breaking the Waves Cinematographer
(1996)
Dead Man Cinematographer
(1995)
Paris, Texas Cinematographer
(1984)
Repo Man Cinematographer
(1984)

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 2018 Living the Light - Robby Müller (Documentary)
 2014/VI Ashes (Short)
 2004 Nach grauen Tagen (Short)
 2004 Visions of Europe (segment "Prologue")
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes (director of photography - segment "Twins")
 2003 Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (segments "Gesang der Geister über den Wassern", "Nach grauen Tagen", "Der Schiffüchige")
 2002 Carib's Leap (Documentary short)
 2002 24 Hour Party People (director of photography - as Robby Muller)
 2000 Dancer in the Dark (director of photography)
 1997 The Tango Lesson (as Robby Muller)
 1995 Beyond the Clouds (Wenders segment)
 1995 Dead Man
 1995 Hoogste tijd
 1993 When Pigs Fly
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (director of photography)
 1990 Red Hot and Blue (TV Movie)
 1990 Korczak
 1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II (Short)
 1989 Notebook on Cities and Clothes (Documentary)
 1989 Mystery Train (director of photography)
 1987 The Believers (director of photography)
 1987 Barfly
 1986 Down by Law (director of photography)
 1986 The Longshot (director of photography)
 1985 To Live and Die in L.A. (director of photography - as Robby Muller)
 1985 Finnegan Begin Again (TV Movie)
 1984 Body Rock
 1984 Paris, Texas (director of photography)
 1984 Repo Man (director of photography - as Robby Muller)
 1984 Tricheurs
 1983 The Islands
 1983 Klassen Feind
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose (director of photography)
 1980 Hallo medemens (TV Special)
 1979 Striptease (TV Movie)
 1979 Saint Jack
 1978 Das Ende einer Karriere (TV Movie)
 1978 Mysteries
 1976 The Wild Duck
 1975/II Die Herausforderung (TV Movie)
 1975 Das Double (TV Movie)
 1975 Wrong Move
 1975 Wandas Paradies (TV Movie)
 1974 Perahim - die zweite Chance (TV Movie)
 1974 Die Eltern (TV Movie)
 1972 Can (Documentary)
 1972 Marie (TV Movie)
 1972 Overload
 1971 Carlos (TV Movie)
 1971 Summer in the City (as Robert Müller)
 1970 Eine Rose für Jane (TV Movie)
 1970 Der Fall Lena Christ (TV Movie) (as Robert Müller)
 1970 Pakbo (TV Movie) (as Robert Müller)
 1970 Jonathan (as Robert Müller)
 1968 Toets (Short) (as Rob Müller)
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Robby Muller | Robert Müller | Rob Müller
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In the early days - when I started my career - most cameramen were pretty arrogant. They didn't talk to you. I would have liked it so much to speak with them. But I never have! And now at Camerimage almost everyone you want to see or speak to is there. Storaro [Vittorio Storaro] - whoever - is there and you can speak to them if you want to. Yes, the feeling stays...teacher and student, actually I... See more »

Trivia:

Jim Jarmusch at the Lincoln Center, New York, April 2014: "Robby Müller, I learned so much from this man about filmmaking, about a lot of things, about life in general and about light and about recording things and about capturing things in the moment and about trusting instincts. Robby and I had a really wonderful way of working: No storyboard, a shot list only if really necessary for ourselves.... See more »

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Master of Light

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