The film, entitled “Broken Night,” will be officially released in early December, 2012, however fans can access exclusive behind the scenes content leading up to the release on “The Beautiful Horror Movie” Tumblr page at www.brokennightmovie.com.
“To tell a story visually is one kind of challenge,” said Guillermo Arriaga, director. “Making it look stunning is another… For beauty and horror to come together is the thrill of Broken Night.”
About the Filmmakers
Guillermo Arriaga is a Mexican born author, screenwriter, director and producer. Self-defined as “a hunter who works as a writer,” Arriaga, known for his use of non-linear storytelling, authored critically acclaimed films such as Amores Perros, Babel and The Burning Plain, while receiving a BAFTA Best Screenplay nomination for 21 Grams and a 2005 Cannes Best Screenplay Award for The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.
Janusz Kaminski is one of the most recognizable names in modern cinematography today. Kaminski has been nominated for the Academy Award five times to date, winning the award twice. Highlights include the powerful historic drama Schindler’s List, and Amistad, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He next lensed Saving Private Ryan, for which he won his second Academy Award. After a pair of serious sci-fi offerings, Artificial Intelligence: AI and Minority Report, Kaminski moved to more light-hearted fare, Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal. Kaminski returned to epic science fiction with War of the Worlds. The Academy Award-nominated Munich followed.
Kaminski also lensed the critically acclaimed film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly for which he received his fourth Academy Award nomination. In addition to the Oscar, Kaminski received a Grand Prize at Cannes Film Festival, and the film was nominated for the Golden Palm. Next, Janusz shot War Horse. The film was nominated for several Oscars, including Best Picture, and also garnered Kaminski with his fifth Academy Award nomination. Kaminski’s latest film, Lincoln, a biographical portrait of the United States’ 16th president starring Daniel Day Lewis, has just released.
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