• 2017
  • Germany
  • 1h 35min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Julian Rosefeldt
  • Cast: Cate Blanchett, Erika Bauer, Ruby Bustamante
  • UK release: 24 November 2017

A multi-video art installation transformed into a playful and provocative full-length film. Blanchett plays 13 different characters reciting different artistic and political doctrines: a bag lady, a news reporter, a puppeteer, a primary school teacher (explaining Dogme 95 to her baffled pupils.) Blanchett’s performance is a tour de force of humour and pathos.

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13 Nov 20173 stars

Cate Blanchett is everywhere as Julian Rosefeldt's art installation makes the leap to the big screen

Originally a multi-video art installation, German artist Julian Rosefeldt's Manifesto has been adapted for cinemas as a full-length film. First displayed in 2015, in the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne, the project saw its star Cate…

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