Behind the scenes of Powell & Pressburger’s The Red Shoes.

A Matter of Life and Death // dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger“One is starved for Technicolor up there.”

A Matter of Life and Death // dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
“One is starved for Technicolor up there.”

"I live cinema. I chose the cinema when I was very young, sixteen years old, and from this time on, my memories almost coincide with the history of cinema. I am not a film director with a personal style, I am the cinema. I grew up with and through the cinema; if I interest myself in pictures, books, or music, it is again thanks to the cinema."

Michael Powell, born 106 years ago today.

The Red Shoes // dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

The Red Shoes // dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

Black Narcissus // dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

Black Narcissus // dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger