Lumière and Company

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Lumière and Company (original title: Lumière et compagnie) is a 1995 anthology film made in collaboration between forty-one international film directors. The project consists in each of the filmmakers making a short film using the original Cinématographe... read more

Lumière and Company (original title: Lumière et compagnie) is a 1995 anthology film made in collaboration between forty-one international film directors. The project consists in each of the filmmakers making a short film using the original Cinématographe camera invented by the Lumière brothers. Shorts were edited in-camera and constrained by three rules: A short may be no longer than 52 seconds No synchronized sound No more than three takes ^ Wheeler W. Dixon (28 February 2000). The Second Century of Cinema: The Past and Future of the Moving Image. SUNY Press. pp. 98–. ISBN 978-0-7914-4516-7. ^ Negar Mottahedeh (24 October 2008). Displaced Allegories: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema. Duke University Press. pp. 109–. ISBN 0-8223-8119-2. ^ Cynthia Fuchs (2002). Spike Lee: Interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. pp. 26–. ISBN 978-1-57806-470-0.

Original Release

12/20/1995

US Release

03/29/1996

Cast

Jeffe Alperi Policeman (segment "David Lynch") / Policeman
Romane Bohringer (segment "Claude Miller")
Michele Carlyle (segment "David Lynch")
Bruno Ganz Damiel (segment "Wim Wenders") / Damiel
Ticky Holgado (segment "Claude Lelouch")
Alan Rickman (segment "John Boorman")
Liam Neeson (segment "John Boorman")
Stephen Rea (segment "John Boorman")
Sven Nykvist (segment "Liv Ullman")
Lena Olin (segment "Lasse Hallström")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Theodoros Angelopoulos, Lasse Hallstrom, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Abbas Kiarostami, Cedric Klapisch, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Michael Haneke, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Costa-Gavras, Peter Greenaway, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Regis Wargnier, Yoshishige Yoshida, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Yimou Zhang

Writers

Philippe Poulet

Cast

Jeffe Alperi Policeman (segment "David Lynch") / Policeman
Romane Bohringer (segment "Claude Miller")
Michele Carlyle (segment "David Lynch")
Bruno Ganz Damiel (segment "Wim Wenders") / Damiel
Ticky Holgado (segment "Claude Lelouch")
Alan Rickman (segment "John Boorman")
Liam Neeson (segment "John Boorman")
Stephen Rea (segment "John Boorman")
Sven Nykvist (segment "Liv Ullman")
Lena Olin (segment "Lasse Hallström")
Pascal Duquenne (segment "Jaco Van Dormael")
Nathalie Richard Ninon (segment "Jacques Rivette") / Ninon
Neil Jordan (segment "John Boorman")
Aidan Quinn (segment "John Boorman")
Isabelle Huppert Récitante: Segment Abbas Kiarostami / (voice)
Otto Sander Cassiel (segment "Wim Wenders") / Cassiel
Theodoros Angelopoulos Self
François Mitterrand Self (segment "Régis Wargnier")
David Lynch Self
Spike Lee Self (segment "Sarah Moon")

Producers

Editors

Roger Ikhlef, Timothy Miller

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