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Living the light – Robby Müller


With his ground-breaking camerawork, exceptional sense for depth of color, innovative lighting methods, and his on-going quest for simplicity director of photography Robby Müller has inspired generations. For her extraordinary film essay director and director of photography Claire Pijman had access to Müller’s personal archive: thousands of Hi8 videos, personal pictures, set photos and Polaroids that he shot throughout his career. The film intertwines these images with excerpts of his oeuvre, creating a fluid and cinematic continuum.

Running Time: 87 min.
Subject(s): Arts and Culture, Cinema
Language(s): Dutch, English, French, German
Subtitles: English
Producer(s): Carolin Borgdorff Alexander Wadouh
Cinematographer: Claire Pijman, Robby Müller
Editor(s): Katharina Wartena
Production Company: Moondocs

Festival Participation

  • Venice Film Festival - 2018
    Selection Venice Classics Documentary
  • Films Flanders International Film Festival Ghent, Belgium - 2018
  • Netherlands Film Festival - 2018
  • Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival - 2019

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