Brian Dennehy stars as an American architect slowly losing his grip on life while working in Italy on an exhibition for the eighteenth-century French architect Etienne-Louis Boullee.
One of the most visually striking films of the 1980s, with a celebrated score by Wim Mertens and Sonic Youth collaborator Glenn Branca, The Belly of an Architect shows Peter Greenaway, one of British cinema's true visionaries, at the height of his powers.
Presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition
Insight: Terence Conran (Peter Greenaway, 1981, 15 mins): portrait of the designer and entrepreneur with an uncredited score by Michael Nyman.
Extensive booklet with essay, interview, biographies and credits by Michael Brooke, Donald Ranvaud and Marcia Landy.
DVD-ROM content featuring original script, press pack and sheet music.