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Peter Greenaway

Welsh film director

1942   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: Forest School, Walthamstow College of Art
occupation: theatrical 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) is a Welsh 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 films 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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