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RICHARD PHILPOTT

FILMS 2019 -

filmography

filmvideo

ARTWORKS 1973 -1992
ARTWORKS 2014 - 2020

ARTWORKS 2021 -
FILMS 1973 -1990
FILMS 2019 -
PUBLICATIONS





     
BOC Lady Macbeth Birmingham Opera Company production of
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
(March 2019)

     


MUSICS & POEMS series

January-May 2020

Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen
On a radiant summer morning

Dichterliebe, Op. 48 No 12 (?1865)
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Poem by Heinrich Heine Performed by
Christian Gerhaher
Gerold Huber - piano
An die Musik
To Music

D547 (1825) Franz Schubert (1799-1828)
Poem by Franz von Schober
Performed by
Hans Hotter
Gerald Moore - piano

Auf ein altes Bild
On an Old Painting

(1888) Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Poem by Eduard Mörike Performed by
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Gerald Moore - piano Painting: The Virgin and Child in a Landscape
Jan Provoost (1491-1529)

Avant le Cinéma
Before the cinema

(from 'Quatre poemes de Apollinaire', FP. 58 No. 3) (1931) Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Poem by Guillaume Apollinaire
Performed by
François Le Roux
Olivier Godin - piano Film clips from
"Zéro de conduite" (Jean Vigo, 1933)
"L'Atalante" (Jean Vigo, 1934)
"Les Enfants du Paradis" (Marcel Carné, 1945)

Befreit
Released

(from 5 Lieder, Op 39 No. 4) (1898)
Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Poem by Richard Dehmel Performed by
Christiane Karg
Malcolm Martineau - piano
Er ist gekommen
He Came

(from 'Liebesfrühling', Op. 12 No. 2)
(1840) Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896))
Poem by Friedrich Rückert Performed by
Christiane Karg
Malcolm Martineau - piano
Frühlingsnacht
Spring Night

(from 'Liederkreis', Op. 39 No. 12) (1840)
Schumann, Robert (1810 - 1856)
Poem: Joseph von Eichendorff
Performed by
Christian Gerhaher
Gerold Huber - piano
Ging heut’ Morgen über’s Feld
This morning I walked across the Field

(from 'Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen')
(Songs of a Wayfarer) (1883-5) Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Performed by
Christian Gerhaher
Gerold Huber - piano
Illalle
To Evening

op 17 No 6 (1898) Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Poem by Aukusti Valdemar Forsman (Koskimies) Performed by
Kim Borg
Erik Werba - Piano

L'ultima canzone
The last song

(1905) Francesco Paolo Tosti (1846 - 1916)
Poem by Francesco Cimmino
Performed by
Beniamino Gigli

Clips from films by Michelangelo Antonioni:
"L'Avventura" (1960)
"L'Eclisse" (1962)
"La Notte" (1961)
Pis’mo K.S. Stanislavskomu
Letter to K.S. Stanislavsky

(1908 Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943) Performed by
Sergey Leiferkus
Howard Shelley - piano
Die Post
The Post

(1888) Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Poem by Eduard Mörike Performed by
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Gerald Moore - piano

Clips from films by Lotte Reiniger (1899-1981):
"Cinderella" (1922)
"The Little Chimney Sweep" (1954)

Now welcome somer

From 'The Parlement of Fowls' by Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400)
Schilflied
Reed Song

From Seven Early Songs (Sieben frühe Lieder) (c. 1905 – 1908)
Alban Berg (1885-1935)
Poem by: Nikolaus Lenau Performed by
Christiane Karg
Malcolm Martineau - piano
Shostakovich Polka

Two Pieces for String Quartet
Polka
(1931) Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Performed by
Emerson Quartet

Shostakovich SQ2 waltz

String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68
(1944)
3. Valse (Allegro) Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Performed by
Borodin Quartet

Clips from films by Sergei Eisenstein:
"Strike" (1925)
"October" (1928)

Shostakovich SQ7 allegro

String Quartet No 7 in F# Minor Op.108
(1960)
Allegro Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Performed by
Borodin Quartet
Shostakovich SQ8

String Quartet No. 8 in C minor (Op. 110)
Movement 1: Largo
(1960) Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Performed by
Beethoven Quartet

Sommer
Summer

6 Einfache Lieder (Op.9, No 6)
(1913) Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897 - 1957)
Poem by Siegfried Trebitsch Performed by
Konrad Jarnot
Reinild Mees - piano

Tre Pezzi
Tre pezzi

Op. 14e
Part 1: "Öd und traurig"
Empty and Sad
(1979) György Kurtág (1926-) Performed by
Augustin Hadelich - violin
Joyce Yang - piano

Tsarskoselskaya Statuya
A Statue at Tsarskoye Selo

Op. 57 No. 17 (1899) César Cuí (1835-1918)
Poem by Alexander Pushkin
Performed by
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Ivari Ilja - piano
Über die Heide
Over the heath

Op. 86 No. 4 (c 1877) Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Poem by Theodor Storm Performed by
Simon Keenlyside - Baritone
Malcom Martineau - piano

Die verschwiegene Nachtigall
The Secretive Nightingale

From Sechs Lieder (Six Songs) (Op. 48 Number 4)
1884-88
By Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Poem by Karl Joseph Simrock (1802 - 1876)
after Walther von der Vogelweide (c 1170-1230)

Performed by
Chen Reiss
Charles Spencer - piano

Vesennye vody
Spring Waters

Op.14 No.11 (1896) Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Poem by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev
Performed by
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Mikhail Arkadiev - piano
Was will die einsame Träne?
Why this solitary tear?

(from 'Myrthen, Op. 25: No. 21 (1840) Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Poem by Heinrich Heine Performed by
Camilla Tilling
Gerold Huber - piano
Wohl denk' ich oft
I often recall

(1897) Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Poem by Michelangelo Buonarotti
Performed by
Hans Hotter
Gerald Moore - piano

Clips from films by F. W. Murnau (1888-1931): "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans" (1927)
     
     
i eye aye

(UK 2021, 2k digital, 99 minutes)



A covert Covid post-mortem archaeology of the creative path followed by a non-existent artist deceased-filmmaker into the cosmological eternal present.

(AKA a tissue of truthful lies documented by the Archive of the Institut für den reinen Tor, Menschheim, Germany)

"This exists that isits after having been said we know"

"Amazing" - a chum of the chump

"Brilliant" - a devotee of the deceased

"Hysterically funny" - a colleague of the corpse

"Extraordinary" - a friend of the foe

"Never entertaining" - wise to the wicked

"Nonsense" - Institut für den reinen Tor, Menschheim

Released 1st April 2021


FESTIVALS
Montreal Independent Film Festival
Accolade Global Film Competition (Winner: Best Experimental Film )
Rome Independent Prisma Awards (Finalist: Best Feature Film )
Berlin International Art Film Festival
Brighton Rocks Film Festival (Honourable mention: Documentary (feature) )
Ciudad de Mexico International Fim Festival
Festival de Marbella (Official Selection: Best Director )
London Film & Television Festival (Semi-Finalist, Documentary )
Osaka International Film Festival (Finalist: Best Director; Semi-Finaist: Best Feature Film Documentary )
European Cinematography Awards (ECA) (Finalist )
Waking Moment

(UK 2021, 4k digital, 5 minutes)



Waking, Rising, Opening,
Hearing, Listening, Touching, Feeling, Looking, Seeing,
Light,
Coordinating, Life-Death.
Alright.

"A wise way to waste five minutes"
- Satori Ubu
 
'e sat or 'e dizn't

(UK 2021, 4k digital, 10 minutes)



Sitting, Walking, Breathing,
To the power of zen
Or any number you like...

"Ten minutes well-wasted"
- Ubu Satori
Released 1st July 2021

FESTIVALS

Festival de Marbella (Official Selection: Best Director, Best Cinematography  )
Festival de Marbella (Official Selection: Experimental )
Amsterdam Short Film Festival
Flowing Mountains

(UK 2021, 4k digital, 4 minutes)



A colourful wake-up slap on the face
Reveals an unexpected unity.
One Yes Won.

"About right"
- Myogo Honi Amida