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101 Story of My Death

#1 Post by walsgrave » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:10 am

From the Second Run Coming Soon page:
Story of My Death
(Història de la meva mort)

A film by Albert Serra
Spain, 2013

Award-winning Catalan filmmaker Albert Serra established himself as one of the most original and iconoclastic voices in contemporary cinema.
His deliciously eccentric 2013 film The Story of My Death (winner of the prestigious Golden Leopard prize at the 2013 Locarno Film Festival) imagines a meeting between the ageing Casanova and Count Dracula to chart the collision between the eighteenth century of Enlightenment, rationalism and libertine sensuality and a nineteenth century founded upon Romanticism, obscurantism and violence.

"Story of My Death is a singular work, and its originality is apparent in every frame... This is a film of dazzling vitality and animation"
Village Voice

"Story of My Death is a truly esoteric and unique work, something contemporary, yet totally free of constraints of time and space. The trappings might be historical and mythical, but [Serra's] playground is cinematic language"
CinemaScope

"Vivaciously minimalist but visually breathtaking, it's a rarefied cinematic luxury"
Melbourne International Film Festival

Release date: 2015

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#2 Post by AlexHansen » Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:37 am

Have mercy. I might just have to go and purchase all the titles I've been slacking on just to say thanks.

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#3 Post by Bikey » Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:06 am

For those in London - Albert Serra's deliciously eccentric STORY OF MY DEATH launches Tate Modern's 'Divine Visionaries and Holy Fools' Serra Season TONIGHT at 6.30pm with director Albert Serra in attendance. Tickets are just £5!

...and journalist Carmen Gray interviews Serra at Dazed & Confused.

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Re: Story of My Death

#4 Post by What A Disgrace » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:46 am

Being released June 29.

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#5 Post by walsgrave » Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:50 am

Image

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#6 Post by Bikey » Tue May 05, 2015 5:35 am

Glorious on the big screen, a special Preview screening of Serra's beautiful STORY OF MY DEATH tomorrow May 6th at 5.30pm at HOME Manchester.

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#7 Post by Bikey » Wed Jun 17, 2015 7:26 am

Join us for a special screening of Albert Serra's glorious STORY OF MY DEATH to celebrate the release of our DVD -
Curzon Cinemas Bloomsbury on Tuesday 30th June, 6:30pm

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#8 Post by Bikey » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:51 am

Full details of our release of STORY OF MY DEATH are now up at our website

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#9 Post by Bikey » Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:09 am


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#10 Post by Bikey » Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:35 am

STORY OF MY DEATH is OUT TODAY!

And to celebrate the release we're screening the film tomorrow Tuesday 30th, 6:30pm at Curzon Bloomsbury.
Do come along and see it on the big screen!

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#11 Post by Bikey » Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:36 pm

"Albert Serra's strange and transfixing Story of My Death... A low-lit union of bloody thighs and throats"
Cine Vue

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#12 Post by Bikey » Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:00 am


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#13 Post by Bikey » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:49 am

"While other artists seek to find order in chaos, Serra revels in the anarchy, and has crafted a fittingly facetious monument to the cyclical nature of art"
The Skinny

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#14 Post by Bikey » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:42 am

"Texturally beautiful... recalls Werner Herzog's remake of NOSFERATU. The film might not be for everyone, but the images and sound design should prove hypnotic to the cinéaste...
THE STORY OF MY DEATH looks gorgeous"
DVD Beaver

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#15 Post by Bikey » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:04 am

"An hypnotic encounter of sensuality and darkness... a bewitching, slow-burn piece that delights in the painterly quality of many of its visuals, particularly those that shade towards night, with a sound score that’s almost a character in itself."
The Arts Desk

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#16 Post by Bikey » Tue Jul 14, 2015 5:39 am


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#17 Post by Bikey » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:50 am

"Leave the weighty shakles of rational thought at the door when entering the playfully phantasmagoric world of Albert Serra's sublime STORY OF MY DEATH...
This Second Run DVD emulates the clash of modern and antiquated techniques in its gorgeous transfer"
STORY OF MY DEATH reviewed by David Jenkins in the latest Little White Lies magazine

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