Killing Klaus Kinski

The hostility of the Amazon and its natural forces reaches superlative levels during the shooting of a film. The overpowering jungle and harsh weather lead the film crew to plot the assassination of the main actor. As in cinema that scrutinizes itself, we revisit in a vertiginous sequence shot a myth of the history of film when in the toughest part of filming “Fitzcarraldo”, Werner Herzog phantasized about killing actor Klaus Kinski.

  • Colombia, Netherlands
  • 2016, 21 min
  • Director: Spiros Stathoulopoulos
  • Director of photography: David Curto
  • Screenplay: Spiros Stathoulopoulos
  • Music: Nicolas Leau
  • Cast: David Ortiz, Juan Camilo Amaris, Joseh Wager, Ramiro Mendoza, Placido Mendoza
  • Contacts: Candelaria Films
  • Art Director: Lulu Salgado
  • Producer: Emiliano Mansilla, Antonio von Hildebrand
  • Production: Candelaria Films

18.1. 18:00 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
21.1. 18:00 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall

Spiros Stathoulopoulos

Spiros Stathoulopoulos

Spiros Stathoulopoulos (Greek: Σπύρος Σταθουλόπουλος 1978) Greek-Colombian film director best known for the uncut cult film PVC-1 (2007) and Meteora (2012). PVC-1 competed for the Camera d'Or at the 60th Cannes Film Festival in the Directors' Fortnight section and won numerous international awards including the FIPRESCI Prize at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Meteora, his second film, competed for the Golden Bear at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival making him the first director from Colombia in the history of the festival.