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‘I Approach Things With Heart’: Robby Müller Award Recipient Sayombhu Mukdeeprom on Cinematography

Thai cinematographer Sayombhu Mukdeeprom – whose films include Luca Guadagnino’s Oscar nominee for best picture “Call Me by Your Name” and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Palme d’Or winner “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives,” and who recently lensed Netflix thriller “Beckett” – received the third Robby Müller Award on Thursday, following in the footsteps of Mexican DP Diego García and American director Kelly Reichardt. The trophy is given out by International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ Society of Cinematographers and Andrea Müller-Schirmer. “When he films empty space, it becomes clear that it was actually never empty,” argued the jury, but Mukdeeprom was...
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10 Great Films With Cinematography By Robby Müller

5. Breaking the Waves (1996) Lars von Trier is one of the most challenging and boundary-pushing filmmakers of the past thirty years. The Dane began his career with made-for-television movies and TV series. In 1995, along with fellow Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, he began the Dogme 95 movement. The movement strived to create films based on story, acting, and theme. It forbade the use of special effects and many other cinematic tools. The first film von Trier made under these conditions was Breaking the Waves, and it proved to be his breakthrough into the international film scene. Von Trier hired Müller as the cinematographer for the film. His mastery of natural light and organic composition was crucial to the visual strength of the picture.
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​Rotterdam fetes Kelly Reichardt with Robby Müller award

Todd Haynes and Jim Jarmusch were among the friends and collaborators who joined the Rotterdam International Film Festival’s online tribute to Kelly Reichhardt as she received its fledgling Robby Müller award last week. In its second edition, the prize was launched last year in memory of late Dutch cinematographer Müller,...
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