Peter Greenaway





Peter Greenaway

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in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, The United Kingdom
April 05, 1942

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Peter Greenaway, CBE is a British film director. He is currently professor of cinema studies at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.


Average rating: 4.14 · 310 ratings · 11 reviews · 54 distinct works · Similar authors
The Pillow Book
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1996
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Peter Greenaway: Interviews
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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The Falls
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1994
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The Cook, the Thief, His Wi...
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1992
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Gold
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Prospero's Books: A Film of...
4.58 of 5 stars 4.58 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Peter Greenaway: A Zed & Tw...
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1998
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Drowning by Numbers
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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Peter Greenaway: Fear of Dr...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1989
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Rosa
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1993
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“I really, sincerely believe that one should trust the work, and not the author.”
Peter Greenaway

“I have often thought it was very arrogant to suppose you could make a film for anybody but yourself.”
Peter Greenaway

“I am certain that there are two things in life which are dependable, the delights of the flesh and the delights of literature.”
Peter Greenaway, The Pillow Book



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