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Living the Light - Robby Müller (2018)

DoP Robby Müller has inspired generations with his ground-breaking camerawork. Director Claire Pijman had access to his personal archive to create an extraordinary film essay that intertwines archival material with excerpts of his oeuvre.

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Cast overview:
Robby Müller ... Himself
Wim Wenders ... Himself
Jim Jarmusch ... Himself
Lars von Trier ... Himself
Agnès Godard Agnès Godard ... Herself
Jay Rabinowitz ... Himself
Frieder Hocheim Frieder Hocheim ... Himself
Steve McQueen ... Himself
Theo Bierkens Theo Bierkens ... Himself
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Director of Photography Robby Müller is one of the few people in the world who knows how to play the sun. How to catch its rays like butterflies. How to strike its beams like chords. When Robby moves his camera, the camera turns into a musical instrument. And the whole world dances, radiates, is illuminated. For her extraordinary film essay Director and DoP Claire Pijman had access to Müller's personal archive: thousands of Hi8 video diaries, personal pictures and Polaroids that Müller photographed throughout his career; often with long term collaborators such as Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and Lars von Trier. The film intertwines these images with excerpts of his oeuvre, thus creating a fluid and cinematic continuum. In his score for Living the Light Jim Jarmusch gives this wide raging scale of life and art an additional musical voice. With his ground-breaking camerawork, inventive lighting methods, his exceptional sense for the depth of colour, and the freedom of framing, plus his ...

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Netherlands | Germany

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English | German | Dutch | French

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20 September 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

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€332,367 (estimated)
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