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Last WordsConsidering Contemporary Cinema$
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Jason Wood

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171977

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.001.0001

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Peter Strickland

Peter Strickland

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(p.132) Peter Strickland
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Last Words
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Jason Wood

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0025

This chapter presents an interview with filmmaker Peter Strickland. His debut feature Katalin Varga (2009) was made entirely independently over a four-year period and went on to win many awards including a Silver Bear in Berlin and the European Film Academy's Discovery of the Year award. Berberian Sound Studio (2012) tells the story of a timid sound engineer (played by Toby Jones) who arrives in Italy to work on a mysterious horror film, mixing bloodcurdling screams with the grotesque sounds of hacked vegetables. But as the onscreen violence seeps into his consciousness reality and fantasy become blurred and a nightmare begins. The interview covered topics such as how the idea for Berberian Sound Studio begin to form; how he achieved the look and feel of the film; and Strickland's interests and aspirations.

Keywords:   Peter Strickland, Berberian Sound Studio, interviews, film directors, filmmakers, filmmaking

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