10 21 oct '23
8214c6c5 0aad 4687 b7c4 6bb7e1d6ce19

David Lowery

A Ghost Story

Classics 92' - 2017 - Fantasy, Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Spanish, English
Director: David Lowery Composer: Daniel Hart With: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr.
The extraordinary A Ghost Story embraces mystery and grief in David Lowery's serene narrative cloaked in long takes and a square aspect ratio. Future and past silently intersect, like the ghost and his lover in this small and precious ghost film.
Wed 12 Oct
17:15
Sphinx 1
Subtitles: Dutch
Wed 19 Oct
19:45
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: Dutch
Fri 21 Oct
14:00
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: Dutch
A man dies and haunts the house he shared with his wife. Yet A Ghost Story is not a horror film, but a precisely constructed and sensitive story with the salutary power of an almost childlike innocence. The story of the ghost becomes that of man. A hushed portrait of love and loss, with admittedly supernatural elements, that transcends the horror genre and gently transforms it into poetry. Rich in atmosphere and suggestion, sparse with action and dialogue. Daniel Hart's melancholic music speaks more than the characters do. David Lowery wrote the screenplay, directed and edited. After his equally delicate breakthrough film Ain't Them Bodies Saint, he again cast Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara as a couple in the leading roles. Lowery probes deeply into the human soul and his inventiveness is unforgettable: the bed sheet, the little note, the ghost language, the apple pie!
"A Ghost Story is a quietly grand romantic mystery, a metaphysical vision of love that is inseparable from Lowery’s wildly inventive yet controlled way with the very stuff of movies. The film is a jewel-like novella written directly onto the screen in images." - The New Yorker

Image gallery

7a124ab3 ad3c 4bf5 bf35 98dc986936fc
999f3f8a 8cba 4fba 8bf7 43dd7b5be6f3
66fca397 6f45 457e 9ec5 d80646b35d9e
0f401ec2 7c03 4fea a7bd 14b8e70601ac
2da79951 102a 4ff3 ba5e ebeeec841b64
1a6cea8e dc4e 48ac 9a9a e953507f9101
Af0e3e9e 9434 48c4 83f3 dee7e6b99723
761da1c8 2ed9 4dd9 8f44 4d8d6930c78c
Fad4c3c9 2c77 4569 a693 2b6a385234fc
8214c6c5 0aad 4687 b7c4 6bb7e1d6ce19
A48fd3bc 32d1 4639 ace1 bfc314f1f3b2
3c8ad748 dfbc 405a 9f90 2c746235d6be
52ea5bbc fb0c 4490 b27b c2b433f8fb9d

Creative Partnership

David Lowery and Daniel Hart will tell you exactly how film and music are so intrinsically intertwined in their projects, in their Creative Partnership talk on Friday 21 October during the WSA Film Music Days.

Daniel David

Credits

Director

David Lowery

Composer

Daniel Hart

With

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr.

Scenario

David Lowery

Director of Photography

Andrew Droz Palermo

Editor

David Lowery

Producer

Toby Halbrooks, James M. Johnston, Adam Donaghey

Production studios

Sailor Bear

Distributor

Bevrijdingsfilms

More information

Dialogue

Spanish, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

2017

Filmography

David Lowery
Lullaby (short, 2000), Still (short, 2003), Deadroom (2005), Some analog lines (short, 2006), The Outlaw Son (short, 2007), A Catalog of Anticipations (short, 2008), St. Nick (2009), Boycrazy Promo (short, 2009) Boycrazy in Bed (short, 2009), Boycrazy Gets a Job (short, 2009), Boycrazy Bikini Mishap (short, 2009), Boycrazy at the Drug Store (short, 2009), Pioneer (short, 2011), My Daily Routine (short, 2012), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Until We Could (short, 2014), Pete's Dragon (2016), A Ghost Story (2017), The Old Man & The Gun (2018), The Green Knight (2021)

This website uses cookies to give you the best experiences and to make sure you see relevant content. By continuing, you agree to our use of cookies. You can refuse the installation of our cookies, but this might result in a less optimal experience. Read more.

Your browser does not meet the minimum requirements to view this website. The browsers below are compatible. If you do not have any of these browsers, click on the icon to download the desired browser.