BRIAN DE PALMA


Born: New Jersey, USA, 11 September 1940

Height: 5′ 11″

Alma matter: Columbia University

Malmkrog (Dir. Cristi Puiu, 2020), Romania-Serbia-Switzerland-Sweden-Bosnia & Herzegovina-Republic of North Macedonia, DCP, colour, sound, 201 mins

MALMKROG

Cristi Puiu evokes the turn of the 20th century for a chamber piece of opaque intent and heavy conversation.

True History of the Kelly Gang (Justin Kurzel, 2019), Picturehouse Entertainment, Australia / UK, colour, sound, 124 mins, Ned Kelly (George MacKay)

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG

Justin Kurzel effectively explores the making and unmaking of one of history, and cinema’s, most famous outlaws.

Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue / Yi zhi you dao hai shui bian lan (Jia Zhangke, 2020), mk2 films, China, DCP, colour, sound, 112 min
Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue (Jia Zhangke, 2020), mk2 films, China, DCP, colour, sound, 112 min

SWIMMING OUT TILL THE SEA TURNS BLUE

Jia Zhangke’s bound for the fields, the seacoast, and the vicissitudes of time in his new literary documentary

“So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling. Because to me, it’s one of the most exciting aspects of making movies and almost a lost art at this point.”

Brian De Palma

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AL PACINO

ROBERT DE NIRO