December 20, 2012 by Simon Kinnear in At Home with 0 Comments
A masterclass in the editing of sound and image transforms Strickland’s playful, perplexing Giallo homage into a densely packed voyage into madness.
Berberian Sound Studio
(Peter Strickland, 2012)
When you think about it, filmmaking is a weird affair. All that time and effort and creativity in the service of such artifice! In so many cases, the aim is to bring the unreal to life, even as the real is being made unreal, by cutting...Read Full Story
The Berberian Sound Studio director talks Anthology Film Archives, giallo, and most of all sound.
by Nicolas Rapold
Berberian Sound Studio, about an English sound engineer going bonkers working on an Italian horror film in the 1970s, grew out of a one-minute short of two guys doing 10 foley sessions. At the New York Film Festival last fall, Hungary- and England-based director Peter Strickland discussed the avant-garde horror connection, working with star Toby Jones and the band Broadcast...Read Full Story
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Peter Strickland ("Berberian Sound Studio," "Katalin Varga") has selected "The Duke of Burgundy" at Rook Films as his third directorial effort. The BFI Film fund is set to finance the project.
Chiara D’Anna will play an amateur lepidopterist whose wayward desires test the limits of her lover's tolerance. Ben Wheatley...Read Full Story
Berberian Sound Studio director's latestYou already know we think a lot of Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio (which just scooped four BIFAs). So we’re excited to learn that he’s hard at work on another project, The Duke Of Burgundy.Berberian co-star Chiara D’Anna will star in the film, described as a dark melodrama. She plays an amateur lepidopterist – one who studies moths and butterflies, fact fans! – whose wayward desires cause trouble in her relationship.In case you were wondering...Read Full Story
Berberian Sound Studio
Peter Strickland, the director of Katalin Varga, returns with a very different tale with Berberian Sound Studio. Set in 1976, Toby Jones plays a documentary sound engineer who finds himself employed by a notorious low-budget Italian horror studio. Uneasy in his new environment and surrounded by a world he finds alien, he throws himself into his work, failing to notice how life is slowly beginning to imitate art. An homage to the classic Italian Giallos...Read Full Story
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