Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Genre
    Drama, Biography, Comedy
  • Runtime
    105 mins
  • Release Date
    2016
  • Countries
    Mexico
  • Languages
    Spanish, English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life. Director/Writer Peter Greenawy's (THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE & HER LOVER) EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO is "An eye-opening look at one of cinema’s most respected figures" (Variety).
DIRECTED BY:
Peter Greenaway
WRITTEN BY:
Peter Greenaway
CAST INCLUDES:
Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata

SYNOPSIS

Venerated filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein (Elmer Bäck) travels to Mexico to shoot his new film after being shunned by Hollywood. There he has a sensual experience that becomes a significant turning point in his life and career.

Eisenstein in Guanajuato

    Genre
    Drama, Biography, Comedy
  • Runtime
    105 mins
  • Release Date
    2016
  • Countries
    Mexico
  • Languages
    Spanish, English
DIRECTED BY
Peter Greenaway
WRITTEN BY
Peter Greenaway
CAST INCLUDES
Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata
Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life. Director/Writer Peter Greenawy's (THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE & HER LOVER) EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO is "An eye-opening look at one of cinema’s most respected figures" (Variety).

Venerated filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein (Elmer Bäck) travels to Mexico to shoot his new film after being shunned by Hollywood. There he has a sensual experience that becomes a significant turning point in his life and career.

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