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Werckmeister Harmonies


Lars Rudolph, Peter Fitz, Hanna Schygulla, Alfréd Járai View All


Ágnes Hranitzky (Director), Béla Tarr (Director), László Krasznahorkai (Writer) View All

Released: Oct. 1st, 2000
Runtime: 2 hours, 25 minutes
This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around the circus tent, which is put up in the main square, to see — as the outcome of their wait — the chief attraction, the stuffed carcass of a real whale. The people are coming from everywhere. From the...
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Not enjoyed or loved, but felt, like its ever-present beautiful melancholic melody.