In 1958 his first published drawings appeared in a periodical entitled "Bizarre" - and bizarre is the ideal word to characterize the work and life of the exceptional artist Roland Topor. "Topor's Dreams" is a film with and about Roland Topor: the painter, author, actor, script writer and dreamer of black-humored stories. As he has himself quipped, the greatest misfortune would be "for reality to actually correspond to what I know of it." To stave off such misfortune, he writes, draws and paints with impudent wit, irony and always bizarre (often, macabre) humor. A day in the life of Roland Topor. Because he has many names and identities, the cinematic boundaries between Documentary and Fiction, between Fantasy and Truth are ultimately left undefined ....
|Award||Grimme Special Price 1996, German Camera Award 1996, German Cut Award 1996|
|Category||Culture / Portrait|
|Channel||Arte / ZDF|