Video: Peter Greenaway's 'Darwin'

This via Open Culture: Peter Greenaway's 53-minute exploration of the life and work of Charles Darwin. The film is structured around 18 separate tableaux, each focusing on another chapter in the naturalist's life, and each consisting of just one long uninterrupted shot. Other than the narrator's voiceover, there is no dialogue.

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1 thought on “Video: Peter Greenaway's 'Darwin'

  1. I hadn't seen this Greenaway film before, many many thanks for putting it on your site. It was wonderful, aesthetically stunning and philosophically interesting. An excellent mix of art and science.

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