30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part I: The Moab Story United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Luxembourg 2003 | 127 min | OV | | FF 2003

Peter Greenaway

With The Draughtsman's Contract (1982) and other works, Peter Greenaway (*1942) positioned cinema firmly in the proximity of visual art and painting.

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Part one of Greenaway’s multi-media project, “The Tulse Luper Suitcases”, to encompass films, a TV series, books, the internet and 92 DVDs, each filled with the contents of one of the suitcases packed by adventurer Tulse Luper (JJ Feild) on his travels. This film follows Luper from his childhood in Wales to Moab in Utah and on to Antwerp, Kyoto and Manchuria, from the 1920s to the fall of the Berlin Wall. It explodes with multiple possibilities, the screen divided into squares, rival commentaries, other films(Greenaway’s own), bombarding the viewer with options in a display of a bravura imagination at play.
Original title: The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part I: The Moab Story
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Peter Greenaway
Screenplay: Peter Greenaway
Cast: JJ Feild, Drew Mulligan, Nigel Terry, Deborah Harry
Producer: Kees Kasander
Director of Photography: Reinier van Brummelen
Music: Borut Krzisnik
Production Design: Marton Agh
Editor: Elmer Leupen
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Fortissimo Films, Veemarkt 77-79, 1019 DA Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tel: +31 20 62 73 215, Fax: +31 20 62 61 155, e-mail:
Production: The Kasander Film Company; Net Entertainment GmbH, Potsdamer Str. 18, 12205 Berlin, Germany, +49 30 84 38 96 11, Fax: +49 30 84 38 96 15, e-mail:


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