Sunday, September 30, 2007

Jump! (2007)

Jump is drama centered on the 1928 murder trial of celebrity photographer Phillipe Halsman in Austria. The Story is based on information derived from court transcripts that have been sealed for more than 75 years, and the anti-Semitic atmosphere that quickly resulted in Halsman's wrongful conviction. Halsman later fled to the U.S. during World War II and became the world's most sought after photographer, whose photos regularly graced the covers of Life magazine from the 1940s to 1970s , also best known for his portraits of Salvador Dali and Albert Einstein. The title of the movie comes from Halsman iconic photos collections of famous personalities often jumping or in mid-air pose .