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Peter Greenaway

The The Belly of an Architect

Edition 1987
119' - 1987 - Drama - Dialogue: Italian, English
Director: Peter Greenaway Composer: Glenn Brnaca, Wim Mertens With: Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb, Lambert Wilson

Stourley Kracklite, American architect, goes to Rome, museum and mausoleum of Western Art Architecture, to honour a dead man to put on an exibition of his hero, the visionary architect Etienne-Louis Boullee. To honour the dead, the abstract and the visionary, Kracklite forgets the present and pays the penalty. He ignores his wife, his child and finally, his health. The penalty for such obsession is to lose his exhibition the very thing he sacri- ficed all the other parts of his life to achieve. (pressbook)

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Credits

Director

Peter Greenaway

Composer

Glenn Brnaca, Wim Mertens

With

Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb, Lambert Wilson

Scenario

Peter Greenaway

Director of Photography

Sacha Vierny

Editor

John Wilson

Producer

Colin Callender, Walter Donohue

More information

Dialogue

Italian, English

Countries of production

Italy, United Kingdom

Year

1987

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