Dreyer’s brilliance at achieving mesmerizing atmosphere and austere, profoundly unsettling imagery was for once applied to the horror genre. With its roiling fogs, ominous scythes, and foreboding echoes, Vampyr is one of cinema’s great nightmares.
Close-Up in collaboration with LUX and Camden Arts Centre, present the third part of a screening programme which expands on Ben Rivers’ exhibition Earth Needs More Magicians and his artist-curated exhibition Edgelands at the Camden Arts Centre.
The last person to die on New Year’s Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death’s chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives The Phantom Carriage
We are proud to present a season of one of Japan’s most influential directors, Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998). This season includes sixteen of Kurosawa’s films, spanning the breadth of his long career, made between 1944 and 1990.