THE SILENT EYE

 

(2017)

Director, Producer, Editor Amiel Courtin-Wilson  

Editor Alena Lodkina, Amiel Courtin-Wilson 

Cinematography Germain McMicking 

Sound Design Rosalind Hall 

Starring Cecil Taylor & Min Tanaka

Executive Producer Robert D Bielecki 

Music by: Cecil Taylor

70 min 

 

Commissioned by the Whitney Museum - WORLD PREMIERE 2016

Official Selection Rotterdam International Film Festival 2017

Official Selection Melbourne International Film Festival 2017

Official Selection DARK MOFO MONA International Film Festival 2017

Screened at GOMA (Queensland Gallery of Modern Art) 2016

 

 

The Silent Eye is a highly intimate, impressionistic portrait of the unspoken rapport between Cecil Taylor and Min Tanaka - two masters of their form, at work together. The film plays out as a timeless, elegant conversation between the two men - at once meditative and highly moving.