For his latest project Anton Corbijn has returned to the Hanseatic city. In Post Republic Life is currently preparing the color gradingfor the Australian-Canadian-German co-production.
“It’s wonderful to be here again,” says Anton Corbijn. Dutch director and photographer had last A Most Wanted Man shot inHamburg and was enthusiastic about the locations and the special atmosphere in the Hanseatic city. His latest film Life tells the story of Hollywood photographer Dennis Stock, gets to know in 1955 at a party the still unknown James Dean. A specialmeeting of the addition to the world-famous portraits of Hollywood icon, a wonderful friendship apparent.
The topic was very appealing to him, told Anton Corbijn, who became famous as a photographer mainly by its musicians portraits .Also on film, he has worked with artists and personalities; his first film ‘Control’, the life of Ian Curtis, the lead singer of theband Joy Devision.
Life is produced on the German side of Wolfgang Müller (Barry Films) and is expected to be released on the 60th anniversary of the death of James Dean in 2015 in German cinemas. The main roles play Dane Dehaan and Robert Pattinson. The Hamburg Film Fund Schlesig–Holstein has supported the film with € 250,000 in production.