Event A Life in Film: The Extraordinary World of Jean Painleve
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Venue The Studio (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 14 March 2003
Last Date 14 March 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The surreal and poetic films of acclaimed French cinematographer Jean Painleve (1902-1989) are premiered at this screening and introduced by Brigitte Berg, Director of Les Documents Cinematographiques, Painleve's Paris archives. This program includes Painleve's acclaimed underwater documentary, Sea Horse (1934), his clay animation adaptation of Bluebeard (1925-38) with music by Maurice Jaubert, classic Le Vampir (1939-45) and the psychedelic Liquid Crystals (1978).
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Film
Name Function Notes
Jean Painleve Filmmaker
Maurice Jaubert Musician
Brigitte Berg Speaker
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Mar/Apr 2003
Event Identifier 125028