M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity (DVD)

Directed by Robin Lutz

Release Year: 2019
Running Time: 83
UPC: 7 38329 25324 0
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: Netherlands
Language: English, Dutch, Italian and German with English subtitles
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Cast
Stephen Fry
George Escher
Jan Escher
Graham Nash

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Directed by Robin Lutz

M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity is the story of world famous Dutch graphic artist M.C Escher (1898-1972). Equal parts history, psychology, and psychedelia, Robin Lutz’s entertaining, eye-opening portrait gives us the man through his own words and images: diary musings, excerpts from lectures, correspondence and more are voiced by British actor Stephen Fry, while Escher’s woodcuts, lithographs, and other print works appear in both original and playfully altered form. Two of his sons, George (92) and Jan (80), reminisce about their parents while musician Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills & Nash) talks about Escher’s rediscovery in the 1970s. The film looks at Escher’s legacy: one can see tributes to his work in movies, in fiction, on posters, on tattoos, and elsewhere throughout our culture; indeed, few fine artists of the 20th century can lay claim to such popular appeal.


DVD Extras Include:

Making-of featurette

Behind-the-scenes stills gallery

M.C. Escher Home Movies

Stephen Fry, narrating the film

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