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Illuminata is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by John Turturro and written by Brandon Cole and John Turturro, based on Cole's play Imperfect Love.[1] The cinematographer was Harris Savides. The puppet sequences were done by Roman Paska. Music for the 'Tuccio Operatic Dream Sequence' was composed by Richard Termini.

Illuminata
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Directed byJohn Turturro
Written byBrandon Cole
John Turturro
Based onImperfect Love
by Brandon Cole
Starring
Music byArnold Black
William Bolcom
CinematographyHarris Savides
Edited byMichael Berenbaum
Release date
  • May 21, 1998 (1998-05-21) (Cannes Film Festival)
  • April 28, 1999 (1999-04-28) (France)
  • August 6, 1999 (1999-08-06) (U.S.)
Running time
119 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

The plot follows the backstage dramas of a turn-of-the-century New York theater company struggling to produce a new work.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ""IMPERFECT LOVE" BRANDON COLE ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS NEW PLAY". HuffPost. January 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Illuminata". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-09-30.

BibliographyEdit

  • Martin, Mick. DVD & Video Guide 2007. New York: Ballantine Books, 2006.
  • "Backstage With a Cast Of Foibles and Follies" The New York Times, August 6, 1999.

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