He is a Welsh film director, screenwriter and artist. His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting - Flemish painting in particular. He has produced a wealth of short and feature-length films, but also paintings, novels and other books. Some of his feature films are THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE & HER LOVER (2010) or EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO (2015). He was nominated in festivals like Cannes, Venice, Telluride, Toronto, Locarno or Berlin ; and even won a BAFTA in 2014.
In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood, Eisenstein soon falls under Mexico’s spell. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino Cañedo, the director opens up to his suppressed fears as he embraces a new world of sensual pleasures and possibilities that will shape the future of his art.
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