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Peter Greenaway

British film director

1942   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Forest School
occupation: theater director, film director, writer, experimental artist, screenwriter, painter, film editor, actor, cinematographer, television director
award received: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Golden Calf for Best Script, Sutherland Trophy, BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award

Peter Greenaway, (born 5 April 1942 in Newport, Wales) is a British film director, screenwriter, and artist. His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting, and Flemish painting in particular. Common traits in his film are the scenic composition and illumination and the contrasts of costume and nudity, nature and architecture, furniture and people, sexual pleasure and painful death.
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