in conversation with Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli, 27 November 2007, introduced by Prof. Alan Marcus

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Kicking off the first in our new series of public talks entitled The Director's Cut, series organier Prof. Alan Marcus is please to welcome colleague Dr. Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli and filmmaker Raul Ruiz.  Trained as a painter, and having written over 100 plays before starting in the cinema, the Chilean filmmaker Raul Ruiz is one of the most prolific directors of the last 50 years. His films have been characterized as ironic, surrealistic and deeply experimental, and include Three Lives and One Death (1996) starring Marcello Mastroianni, Genealogies of a Crime (1997) with Catherine Deneuve, Le Temps retrouvé (1999) with Emmanuelle Béart and Klimt (2006) starring John Malkovich.