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Nightwatching

Overview

Director Peter Greenaway explores the life of Dutch Golden Age artist Rembrandt in a biographical feature that uses the 1642 painting "Night Watch" as a launching point to explore the 17th Century artist's life from an entirely new perspective. British film and television star Martin Henderson assumes the role of the prolific painter, with Eva Birthistle, Jodhi May, and Emily Holmes assuming the roles of his wife and mistresses respectively.
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Overview

Director Peter Greenaway explores the life of Dutch Golden Age artist Rembrandt in a biographical feature that uses the 1642 painting "Night Watch" as a launching point to explore the 17th Century artist's life from an entirely new perspective. British film and television star Martin Henderson assumes the role of the prolific painter, with Eva Birthistle, Jodhi May, and Emily Holmes assuming the roles of his wife and mistresses respectively.
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Special Features

Includes the bonus feature-length documentary Rembrandt's J'Accuse (100 minutes); Director Peter Greenaway explores the theories and conspiracies behind Rembrandt's "The Night Watch" in order to solve the puzzle of one of the art world's greatest mysteries; Interviews with Peter Greenaway , Martin Freeman, Eva Birthstle and Jodhi May
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/2009
  • UPC: 741952671091
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Source: Koch Vision
  • Presentation: Special Edition
  • Time: 2:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,584

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Martin Freeman Rembrandt
Eva Birthistle May
Toby Jones Gerard Dou
Emily Holmes
Jodhi May
Natalie Press
Technical Credits
Peter Greenaway Director, Screenwriter
Kim Arnott Associate Producer
Jamie Carmichael Executive Producer
Corinne Clark Casting
Carlo Dusi Co-producer
Christine Haebler Co-producer
Grzegorz Hajdarowicz Executive Producer
Linda James Executive Producer
Jagna Janicka Costumes/Costume Designer
Kees Kasander Producer
Weronika Migon Casting
Piotr Mularuk Co-producer
Magdalena Napieracz Co-producer
Maarten Piersma Production Designer
Tania Polentarutti Casting
Karen Porter Editor
Larry Sugar Executive Producer
Paul Trijbits Executive Producer
Reiner van Brummelen Cinematographer
Marrit Van Der Burgt Costumes/Costume Designer
James Wilcock Art Director
Peter Wooldridge Casting
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Nightwatching
1. Blind [10:02]
2. Painting Soldiers [12:30]
3. Angel [5:02]
4. Parents [8:27]
5. Singing [3:48]
6. Live to Regret [9:02]
7. Condolences [6:56]
8. Secrets and Conspiracies [9:21]
9. Target [8:07]
10. Excuse [8:31]
11. Still Breathing [10:22]
12. Murder [8:16]
13. Blow My Trumpet [10:27]
14. Baby [17:17]
15. Frozen Moment of Theatre [8:53]
16. End Credits [3:51]
Disc #2 -- Nightwatching
1. The Night Watch [8:29]
2. Ferdinand Bol / Painter. Pupil of Rembrandt [2:26]
3. The Dutch Militia [3:36]
4. The Theater [3:54]
5. The Location [2:10]
6. The Event [4:52]
7. The Timing [3:52]
8. The Naming [1:21]
9. The Light [3:38]
10. The Italian Connection [5:11]
11. The Commissioners [1:50]
12. Captain Frans Banning Cocq [1:25]
13. The Man in Black [:55]
14. Lieutenant Willen Van Ruytenburg [1:33]
15. Difference in Heights [2:21]
16. The Welcoming Hand [1:31]
17. The Challenge Glove [2:48]
18. The Harrowing of Hell [2:03]
19. The Van Ruytenburg Weapon [2:27]
20. The Shadow of Banning Cocq's Hand [1:05]
21. The Three Crosses of Amsterdam [2:36]
22. The Soundtrack [1:58]
23. A Millitary Satire [1:36]
24. A Millitary Satire - The Shooter [2:05]
25. The Oak Leaves [:31]
26. A Millitary Satire - The Aimer [1:32]
27. The Two Women [3:12]
28. Marieke's Dress [3:15]
29. Marita [1:29]
30. The Chicken [1:11]
31. The Cut-Off [3:02]
32. The Thirteen Pikes [1:27]
33. The Significance of the Glance [2:19]
34. Rembrandt's Self-Portrait [2:15]
35. Jacob de Roy [1:29]
36. From Riches to Rags [11:24]
37. End Credit [1:02]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Nightwatching
   Play
   Menu Group #1 with 17 chapter(s) covering 02:21:03
   Bonus
      Interviews
         Play All
         Peter Greenway
         Martin Freeman
         Eva Birthistle
         Jodhi May
   New Menu Item
      SDH English Subtitles: On
      SDH English Subtitles: Off
      Audio: 5.1 Surround Sound
      Audio: 2.0 Dolby Digital
      Audio: Resume Film
Disc #2 -- Nightwatching
   Play
   Scenes
   Setup
      SDH English Subtitles: On
      SDH English Subtitles: Off
      Resume Film
   Nightwathing Trailer
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