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Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film Goltzius and the Pelican Company

This dizzying mix of "Prospero's" multi-media phantasmagoria & "Mâcon's" Brechtian dissertation on voyeurism is also Greenaway's clearest statement on the nature of cinema & its roots in picture-making & performance. In this conception, Goltzius becomes a prototypical-moviemaker struggling against financiers, critics & censorship to achieve a vision every bit as daring, creative & confrontational as the film itself.