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When he was 73, the Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira shot a beautifully personal film "by me, and about me" in his own home in Porto. When he was finished, he ordered that it should only be put out after he died. He had no idea that it would be another 33 years before that happened.
Caligari's plunge into the violent nocturnal escapades of a Roman armed robber in the late 70s, early 80s is a faithful tribute to Italian genre cinema of those days, as well as a sublime investigation of the psychological climate of an era that forged contemporary Italy.
Regained Special: Claudio Caligari. With Critics' Talk in Lantaren Venster Foyer on Thu 4 Feb, 16:00 after screening of Non essere cattivo.
What possessed the cameraman who shot so many French classics to give up? And why does he now prefer to work on his parquet floor than look at the lens for this portrait? A look back at a very active career in which the actress Isabelle Adjani played an important role both professionally and privately.