Director and Claire Pijman had access to thousands of Hi8 video diaries, pictures and polaroid’s that Müller photographed while he was at work on one of the more than 70 features he shot through his career; often with long-term collaborators such as Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and Lars von Trier.
Robby Müller’s work has been compared to painters like Vermeer and Hopper, other masters of light. Even when his films are finished, his images keep on moving. The light never fades because he always creates space for human emotions to come into the light.
Living the Light is the story of that light.
Official Selection: Venice International Film Festival
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Oscar-nominated cinematographer Robbie Ryan on the influence of Robby Müller.
“Composed of little moments and small insights that together create a kind of mosaic view of a complex man and artist.” — The Hollywood Reporter
Director Claire Pijman
Producers Charlotte Pas, Carolijn Borgdorff
Cast Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders
2018 | Netherlands | 86 mins | Documentary