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Director
Carlos Reygadas

Filmography
1998 Adult (short)
1999 Prisoners (short)
1999 Birds (short)
1999 Super Human (short)
2002 Japόn
2005 Battle in Heaven
2007 Stellet Licht

Biography
He was born in Mexico City in 1971 and studied Law, specializing in armed conflict and the use of force. He worked for the European Commission and Mexican Foreign Service. He began making films in 1998. His film Japόn premiered in Rotterdam and won the Golden Camera Special Distinction at the Cannes Festival and the Best Director Award at the Thessaloniki IFF in 2002. His second film, Battle in Heaven, was selected for competition in Cannes in 2005 and screened at the Thessaloniki IFF. Stellet Licht is his third film.

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Silent Light / Carlos Reygadas

Starring non-professional Mennonite actors (from Mexico, Canada and Russia), Silent Light tells the story of a couple and their children in a Mennonite community outside Chihuahua. Johan is in the midst of a marital crisis with his wife Esther, because he believes himself to be deeply in love with Marianne, with whom he has been having an affair. Despite Johan’s belief that Marianne is his ideal mate, his love for his wife and children, prevent him from starting a new life with his mistress.


Director:Carlos Reygadas
Script:Carlos Reygadas
Cinematography:Alexis Zabé
Editing:Natalia López
Sound:Raúl Locatelli
Music:Art Direction: Gerardo Tagle
With:Cornelio Wall Fehr (Johan), Miriam Toews (Esther), María Pankratz (Marianne), Peter Wall (father), Elisabeth Fehr (mother), Gerardo Thiessen (Cornelio)
Producer:Jaime Romandía, Carlos Reygadas
Production:Mantarraya Producciones, Mexico & Nodream Cinema, Mexico
Production Country:Mexico - France - Netherlands
Co-production:Bac Films,Arte France Cinéma (France) & Motel Films (Netherlands) & Imcine/Foprocine, Estudios Churubusco, Ticoman (Mexico)
Format:35mm Color
Duration:142'
Production Year:2007
Screening Schedule
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Monday, November 19, 2007 - 18:45
JOHN CASSAVETES:Thursday, November 22, 2007 - 18:00
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