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Close Up (2012)

More than 150 silent short films about singers, actors and directors captured during Press Conferences in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, between 1993 and 2002. Presented the first time in 2012 ... See full summary »

Director:

Tiziano Sossi

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Cast

Credited cast:
Michelangelo Antonioni ... Self
Asia Argento ... Self
Dario Argento ... Self
Roberto Benigni ... Self
Jim Carrey ... Self
Eric Clapton ... Self
Sean Connery ... Self
Kevin Costner ... Self
Tom Cruise ... Self
Robert De Niro ... Self
Catherine Deneuve ... Self
Johnny Depp ... Self
Michael Douglas ... Self
Harrison Ford ... Self
Vittorio Gassman ... Self
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More than 150 silent short films about singers, actors and directors captured during Press Conferences in Cannes, Venice and Berlin, between 1993 and 2002. Presented the first time in 2012 (ten years after the last shooting) in Napoli Film Festival and in 2013 at the Art Institute of California in Santa Ana. An anthropological experiment on the facial expressions of famous people showing the human being aspect. All original footage from Mel Gibson to Peter Jackson, from George Lucas to Catherine Deneuve, from Michael Douglas to Giancarlo Giannini and many others. Written by TAS

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Documentary

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Trivia

As well the shooting of this short films was made between 1993 and 2002 the actors and directors passed away before 2012 (the first screening) during the shooting were still alive: Gregory Peck (Cannes 2000), Vittorio Gassman (Venice 1996), Alberto Sordi (Milan, Venice 1995-1996), Michelangelo Antonioni (Venice 1995), Marcello Mastroianni (Cannes 1996). So is original footage and not archive footage in these cases. See more »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2012 (Italy) See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice Festival, Italy See more »

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Budget:

EUR5,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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