His family moved to Denmark in , after the Pinochet coup. At age 27, he changed tack and studied cinematography at the Danish National Film School. Melancholia won the award for best film at the European Film Awards, with Claro taking the cinematography prize. Melancholia has its own wedding and last day, and neither event ends in celebration. Hoberman after a festival screening. My own reaction was rather similar. It is an eccentric, rogue film that never obeys the usual rules of stylistic and emotional consistency. Paradoxes and incongruities abound from the start: the miniature drama of Justine opening her eyes against a background of avian rainfall is juxtaposed with a cosmic conflagration rendered as one liquescent heavenly body plunging into another. To dwell on such a detail, and to go further and think it more notable than the ensuing celestial firestorm, might after all involve a kind of melancholy, though one quite unfit for Freudianism.
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By Yonca Talu on January 22, When the Chilean-born Danish cinematographer Manuel Alberto Claro teamed up with Lars von Trier for Melancholia , he not only shouldered the responsibility of delivering a sublime vision of the Apocalypse, but also of becoming a driving force in the expansion of an oeuvre whose existential depth and formal risk-taking never cease to propel cinema toward new configurations of modernity. In the case of The House That Jack Built , the sense of detachment comes from the construction of the script itself. The locations in The House That Jack Built are more clinical, with very few people, and landscapes play some role, while in Nymphomaniac , the action takes place in small rooms and is much more claustrophobic. Apart from that, it also seemed to me that connecting emotionally with a sociopathic serial killer was rather more tricky than connecting with an intelligent nymphomaniac.
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Manuel Alberto Claro born 3 April is a Chilean-Danish cinematographer, filmmaker, and still photographer. Manuel Alberto Claro was born in Santiago , Chile in He graduated as a stills photographer from Milan 's Istituto Europeo di Design in and then worked as an assistant photographer in Milan , New York City and Copenhagen before enrolling at the National Film School of Denmark in Since he has shot a number of features among them Reconstruction , which won the Camera d'Or in Cannes and the Bronze Frog at Camerimage
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