Withnail & I (Demand Cake)
Withnail & I, Paul & Richard e. demand cake, Penrith Tea Rooms/the finest wines, 1986
This beautiful print is taken from the cult British film, ‘Withnail & I’. First call for the world’s most influential film makers and directors, Murray close was invited to shoot the cast and crew during filming.
Of ‘Withnail & I’ in 1986
Silver Gelatin Limited Edition Print of 50
This is a handmade silver gelatin limited edition print of 50 and comes with a certificate of authenticity. Each print is signed and editioned by the photographer
20 inches x 24 inches limited edition print
Limited Edition Giclee Print of 100
This is a limited edition of 100 is signed and editioned by the photographer.
11 inches x 14 inches limited edition print.
About the Prints
First call for the world’s most influential film makers and directors, Murray Close was invited to shoot the cast and crew during filming of ‘Withnail & I’ in 1986. The resulting images are a joyous and revealing collection.
About the Photographer
Working for Stanley Kubrick on ‘the shining’ in 1978 was the beginning of an illustrious career that has lasted for over 35 years and continues to this day. It was over the course of these three years that Murray Close worked with Kubrick that Stanley’s sense of composition and style influenced his work from then on. Forging a career as a renowned stills and specialist photographer, Close established very early on strong links within the film industry and became first call to esteemed directors and filmmakers.
These early ties with Warner Bros. lead to collaborations with Clint
Eastwood and Steven Spielberg and close relocated to Los Angeles in 1989. It was during this time that he worked on films such as ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Mission Impossible’, creating some of cinema’s most iconic images.
In 2003 close was invited back to London by Alfonso Cuarón to contribute to ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ and two subsequent Harry Potter productions.
Quick to notice Close’s skills on franchise movies, Lionsgate invited him to collaborate on the entire ‘Hunger Games’ films in 2011. Most recently close has been working with the Wachowski’s on the ground breaking Netflix series, ‘Sense8’ and was reunited with ‘Hunger Games’ director, Gary Ross for ‘Free State of Jones’ in 2015.
Close was awarded the society of camera operators lifetime achievement award in 2016.