Acteurs: Peter Greenaway, Martin Freeman, Eva Birthistle, Jodhi May, Emily Holmes, Jonathan Holmes, Michael Teigen, Natalie Press
Réliasé: 2008 10 04
Produit par: Arte, Yleisradio (YLE), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep (VPRO), Submarine
Pays: Finland, Germany, Netherlands
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J'accuse is an 'essay-istic' documentary in which Greenaway's fierce criticism of today's visual illiteracy is argued by means of a forensic search of Rembrandt's Nightwatch. Greenaway explains the background, the context, the conspiracy, the murder and the motives of all its 34 painted characters who have conspired to kill for their combined self-advantage. Greenaway leads us through Rembrandt's paintings into 17th century Amsterdam. He paints a world that is democratic in principle, but is almost entirely ruled by twelve families. The notion exists of these regents as charitable and compassionate beings. However, reality was different.