Peter Greenaway Special: Sound On Sight Podcast #112
An avant-garde film maker who earned surprising access to the mainstream, Peter Greenaway is among the most ambitious and controversial filmmakers of his era. Trained as a painter and heavily influenced by theories of structural linguistics and philosophy, Greenway’s films often explore the boundaries of the medium by rejecting formal narrative structures in favor of awe-striking imagery, shifting meanings, and intense emotional tension;
Today we will focus two Peter Greenaway films first his more accessible The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, the Greenaway film that made his American breakthrough and finally Drowning by Numbers which follows three women whom all successively drown their husbands.
Joining us is reoccurring guest hosts Derek Gladu and Chrystina Benyo.