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Living the Light – Robby Müller

Documentary, 2018, 86 min.

RELEASE DATES 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 NL. Living the Light - Robby Müller is about the world famous Dutch cameraman who recently died. Müller worked with top directors such as Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch, William Friedkin, Lars von Trier and Steve McQueen. He has been behind the camera for the past fifty years with many modern classics such as Dancer in the Dark (2006), Breaking the Waves (1996), Dead Man (1995), Mystery Train (1989), Barfly (1987), Down by Law (1986), Paris, Texas (1984), Der Amerikanische Freund (1977) and Alice in den Städten (1974). Müller gave director and DoP Claire Pijman access to his private archive with thousands of Hi-8 video diaries, photographs and polaroids he made during the more than seventy films he played in his career. The film interweaves these images with fragments from his oeuvre. Jim Jarmusch adds his own sound with music that he composed especially for the film.

won prizes

  • IT - Venice International Film Festival selection
  • NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf
  • NL - Rotterdam International Film Festival IFFR selection

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