Craft of Film: Amour Fou

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Craft of Film: Amour Fou

  • Wed 22 Feb 2017
  • 6:15PM
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Barbican Centre

Silk StreetLondon EC2Y 8DS


Have you ever wondered why a film looks, sounds, makes you feel the way it does?

The Barbican presents a programme highlighting nine cinematic crafts that are key to a film’s success – from directing to acting to cinematography – with a week of outstanding European films, and extended ScreenTalks and masterclasses, to shine a light on the extraordinary skills and teamwork needed to bring a motion picture to the screen.

During these events, film experts talk about their craft, giving us a deeper understanding into how their particular skill goes into making the finished film and what effect this has on us as the audience.

One of the selected films is Amour Fou, Austrian filmaker Jessica Hausner’s take on the romance between poet and playwright Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel in 1812. The film features perfectly matched costumes and interiors of the Prussian upper class. Costume designer Tanja Hausner will take part in a talk following the screening.

See the full programme

In collaboration with, and organised by EUNIC London and the Goethe-Institut London
In association with the London Film School

Supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK.