Peter Greenaway

Theatre Director / Film Director / Writer / Screenwriter / Actor / Cinematographer / Television Director | * 04/05/1942 (77) | Newport, Gwent, Wales, UK
Peter Greenaway, (born 5 April 1942 in Newport, Wales) is a British film director, screenwriter, and artist. 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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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Peter Greenaway

Commander of The Order of The British Empire Golden Calf for Best Script Sutherland Trophy BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema Award Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema Award

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Movies with Peter Greenaway as Actor(9)

as himself2018 The Greenaway alphabet
as Himself / Public Prosecutor2008 Rembrandt's J'Accuse...!
as Narrator1989 Hubert Bals Handshake
as himself1989 Fear of Drowning
as Narrator1976 Dear Phone
as Narrator1975 Windows
as Voice1973 H Is for House

Movies with Peter Greenaway as Crew(110)

Directing/Director2020 Walking to Paris
Writing/Writer2020 Walking to Paris
Directing/Director2019 Lucca Mortis
Writing/Screenplay2019 Lucca Mortis
Production/Producer2019 Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice
Directing/Director2019 Eisenstein in Hollywood
Writing/Screenplay2019 Eisenstein in Hollywood
Directing/Director2019 The Food of Love
Writing/Writer2019 The Food of Love
Directing/Director2015 Eisenstein in Guanajuato
Writing/Screenplay2015 Eisenstein in Guanajuato
Directing/Director2013 3x3D
Writing/Writer2013 3x3D
Directing/Director2012 Goltzius and the Pelican Company
Directing/Director2008 Rembrandt's J'Accuse...!
Writing/Screenplay2008 Rembrandt's J'Accuse...!
Directing/Director2007 Nightwatching
Writing/Writer2007 Nightwatching
Directing/Director2005 A Life in Suitcases
Writing/Writer2005 A Life in Suitcases
Directing/Director2004 Visions of Europe
Directing/Director2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases: Antwerp
Directing/Director2003 Writing on Water
Writing/Writer2003 Writing on Water
Directing/Director1999 8 ½ Women
Writing/Screenplay1999 8 ½ Women
Directing/Director1996 The Pillow Book
Writing/Writer1996 The Pillow Book
Editing/Editor1996 The Pillow Book
Directing/Director1995 Lumière and Company
Writing/Writer1993 The Baby of Mâcon
Directing/Director1993 The Baby of Mâcon
Directing/Director1992 Darwin
Directing/Director1992 Rosa
Directing/Director1992 A Walk Through Prospero's Library
Directing/Director1991 Prospero's Books
Writing/Screenplay1991 Prospero's Books
Directing/Director1991 Death in the Seine
Directing/Director1991 M Is for Man, Music and Mozart
Directing/Director1990 A TV Dante
Directing/Director1989 Hubert Bals Handshake
Directing/Director1989 Fear of Drowning
Directing/Director1988 Drowning by Numbers
Writing/Writer1988 Drowning by Numbers
Directing/Director1987 The Belly of an Architect
Writing/Writer1987 The Belly of an Architect
Directing/Director1985 A Zed & Two Noughts
Writing/Writer1985 A Zed & Two Noughts
Directing/Director1984 Making a Splash
Directing/Director1984 The Draughtsman's Contract
Writing/Screenplay1984 The Draughtsman's Contract
Directing/Director1983 The Sea in Their Blood
Writing/Writer1983 The Sea in Their Blood
Directing/Director1981 Terence Conran
Editing/Editor1981 The Pledge
Directing/Director1981 Zandra Rhodes
Directing/Director1980 The Falls
Writing/Writer1980 The Falls
Editing/Editor1980 The Falls
Directing/Director1980 Act of God
Directing/Director1978 Vertical Features Remake
Writing/Writer1978 Vertical Features Remake
Camera/Director of Photography1978 Vertical Features Remake
Editing/Editor1978 Vertical Features Remake
Directing/Director1976 Goole by Numbers
Writing/Writer1976 Goole by Numbers
Directing/Director1976 1-100
Writing/Writer1976 1-100
Directing/Director1976 Dear Phone
Writing/Writer1976 Dear Phone
Camera/Director of Photography1976 Dear Phone
Editing/Editor1976 Dear Phone
Directing/Director1975 Windows
Writing/Writer1975 Windows
Editing/Editor1975 Windows
Directing/Director1975 Water Wrackets
Writing/Writer1975 Water Wrackets
Camera/Director of Photography1975 Water Wrackets
Editing/Editor1975 Water Wrackets
Directing/Director1973 H Is for House
Writing/Writer1973 H Is for House
Camera/Director of Photography1973 H Is for House
Editing/Editor1973 H Is for House
Directing/Director1969 Intervals
Writing/Writer1969 Intervals
Directing/Director1967 5 Postcards from Capital Cities
Directing/Director1967 Revolution
Directing/Director1966 Tree
Directing/Director1966 Train
Directing/Director1962 Death of Sentiment

Additional Information

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Full Name: Peter Greenaway
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 04/05 1942 (April) in Newport (current age: 77 years + 325 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Forest School
Spouses (current/former): Saskia Boddeke
Peter Greenaway frequently works together with these people:
Kees Kasander (15x, Crew)
Michael Nyman (15x, Crew)
Sacha Vierny (11x, Crew)
Elmer Leupen (10x, Crew)
Sara Meerman (8x, Crew)
Chris Wyatt (8x, Crew)
Ben van Os (7x, Crew)
Jan Roelfs (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:242410, Added: 08/07/2018, Last updated: 02/19/2020