Set in an insane asylum populated by the likes of a French artist, a former jazz musician and an Episcopal priest. The film examines how we perceive insanity by portraying the “insane” as people with very universal, human needs, longings, and private realizations.
Robert Tregenza (Born November 14, 1950) is an American cinematographer and film director. Besides shooting his own projects, Tregenza has also worked as a director of photography with other directors, including Alex Cox (on Three Businessmen) and Béla Tarr (Werckmeister Harmonies).
He has produced, directed and photographed three feature films: “Talking to Strangers” (1987) Berlin Int. Film Fest, Edinburgh, Toronto, “The Arc” (1991) a co-production with Film Four International, Berlin, Edinburgh, Toronto, Chicago, and “Inside/Out” (1997) Cannes Un Certain Regard, Toronto, Rotterdam, Sundance.
Tregenza’s first feature, Talking to Strangers won him acclaim and the eye and praise of Jean Luc Godard who personally selected the film in 1996 to be showcased at the Toronto Film Festival. Tregenza’s third feature, Inside/Out, premiered at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section.
Tregenza’s work often employs the use of long takes to create mise en… read more