Posts Tagged: Ingrid Caven

The Passions of Werner Schroeter

In Der Tod der Maria Malibran, opera is rendered as if in the fever dream of a dying diva or besotted fan thereof – fragments, poses, expressions, gestures, moments, tableaux.

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The Passions of Werner Schroeter

In Der Tod der Maria Malibran, opera is rendered as if in the fever dream of a dying diva or besotted fan thereof – fragments, poses, expressions, gestures, moments, tableaux.

Ludwig at the movies

Ludwig II is back on screen at the end of this year in a new German production, a hundred years since his first film appearance, more or less. Here are ten milestones of the Bavarian king’s cinematic century.

Ludwig at the movies

Ludwig II is back on screen at the end of this year in a new German production, a hundred years since his first film appearance, more or less. Here are ten milestones of the Bavarian king’s cinematic century.

Schroeter’s Salomés

The figure of Salomé dances through the work of German director Werner Schroeter over a decade-and-a-half period in two films, a stage play and an opera production.

Schroeter’s Salomés

The figure of Salomé dances through the work of German director Werner Schroeter over a decade-and-a-half period in two films, a stage play and an opera production.

Review: Mondo Lux

Werner Schroeter never seeks our pity and his plain-spoken insights prevent Mondo Lux becoming a mere obituary. The last line of Eika Katappa, issued on a deathbed, echoes Schroeter’s sentiments best of all: “Life is very precious, even right now”.

Review: Mondo Lux

Werner Schroeter never seeks our pity and his plain-spoken insights prevent Mondo Lux becoming a mere obituary. The last line of Eika Katappa, issued on a deathbed, echoes Schroeter’s sentiments best of all: “Life is very precious, even right now”.

Art film/film art

Pascal Hofmann and Benny Jaberg’s excellent documentary Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense is released in Germany next week.

Art film/film art

Pascal Hofmann and Benny Jaberg’s excellent documentary Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense is released in Germany next week.

Review: Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense

I can’t remember the last time I was so affected by a screen portrayal of an artist’s life and work. What a rare treat this was, and how perfectly did it illustrate the power of documentary filmmaking in opening up entire worlds.

Review: Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense

I can’t remember the last time I was so affected by a screen portrayal of an artist’s life and work. What a rare treat this was, and how perfectly did it illustrate the power of documentary filmmaking in opening up entire worlds.

XIIDX day 10: life after Fassbinder

Of the core of performers who featured regularly in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s movies, two of the most compelling were Ingrid Caven and Hanna Schygulla. Both still perform, whether in front of the camera or — occasionally — in cabaret.

XIIDX day 10: life after Fassbinder

Of the core of performers who featured regularly in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s movies, two of the most compelling were Ingrid Caven and Hanna Schygulla. Both still perform, whether in front of the camera or — occasionally — in cabaret.