Peter Greenaway biography

Peter Greenaway

Film director

1942 –

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Who is Peter Greenaway?

Peter Greenaway, CBE is a British film director. His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting, and Flemish painting in particular. Common traits in his film 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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Born
Apr 5, 1942
Newport
Also known as
  • Peter Greenaway, CBE
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Forest School
Lived in
  • Monmouthshire

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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