The cinematographer behind Paris, Texas, Dancer in the Dark is no more.
The Dutch cameraman Robby Müller is at the age of 78 in Amsterdam died; That report various Dutch media.
Müller worked during his career include together with Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas) and Lars Von Trier (Dancer in the Dark, in 2000 the Golden Palm at the Cannes festival) and crowds undeniably left his mark on both the European and the American indiecinema. The cinematographer was not merely a technologist who excelled in perfect framing. He told stories with color and light, and inspired as any director with whom he worked.
With many different film-makers has Müller not worked. He had a habit of just say yes against the film makers with whom he is at his ease felt, that him thing left to do. Wenders and Jarmusch, with whom he has a way to antwerp, were to him no customers, but related souls. ‘An artist, not a scientist, called Jarmusch him. That compared him not only with the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, but also with the legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. ‘Robby replays are not.’
Since 2007, Müller suffer from vascular dementia. Could speak he since then only through his work. Stay on the retinas: a frantic they catch in William Friedkins To Live and die in L. A. (1985), and the uncomfortable atmosphere in the sektethriller The Believers (1987) by John Schlesinger.
This article is based on an article that, in 2016, in Knack Focus appeared.