Designing the Movies: Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) @ Revue Cinema, Toronto [12 October]

Designing the Movies: Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)


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12
October
18:45 - 22:00

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Revue Cinema
400 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M9
In Francis Ford Coppola's eerie and operatic romantic horror film BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA, the centuries-old vampire Count Dracula (Gary Oldman) comes to Victorian England to seduce his barrister’s fiancée Mina Murray (Winona Ryder) and create havoc. The Revue presents a 35mm print of this film on its 25th anniversary.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery and Noble Estates Wine & Spirits is an event sponsor and tickets include a complimentary glass of wine.

This screening coincides with an exhibition of work by art director and costume designer Eiko Ishioka at The Japan Foundation, Toronto. Prior to the screening, special guest Ane Crabtree, the Emmy-nominated costume designer of The Handmaid’s Tale, will join Designing the Movies host Nathalie Atkinson for an on-stage conversation about the film's decadent costumes and the work of the Academy Award-winner Ishioka (1938-2012).

Trained in Tokyo as a graphic designer, Eiko Ishioka began her career at cosmetics giant SHISEIDO in 1961 and soon became the first woman to win Japan’s most prestigious advertising award. She initially met Francis Ford Coppola when she designed the striking Japanese posters for APOCALYPSE NOW; the director was wowed by her audacious talent and unique sensibility and she went on to design Eleanor Coppola's book about the making of the movie, among other projects. “I wanted the costumes to be the set,” he later wrote about her intrinsic vision for Dracula. Ishioka’s work often draws imagery, inspiration and construction from the avant-garde, religious symbolism, anatomy and the natural world insects and reptiles inspired several of the most memorable costumes in the film.

Prior to the film, host Nathalie Atkinson will discuss Ishioka's work with costume designer Ane Crabtree.

About our Guest:
A costume designer for film and television, Ane Crabtree made an immediate and lasting impression when she created the look for The Sopranos original HBO pilot, The Westworld series and Luck for HBO, and The Handmaid’s Tale for Hulu. Ane’s most recent achievement is being Emmy nominated for The Handmaid’s Tale Season One.

Reception sponsored by Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc & Francis Ford Coppola Winery.
Evening presented thanks to the gracious support of The Japan Foundation, Toronto.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins and Keanu Reeves
USA, 155 minutes, Rated R
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