Werner Schroeter: Rare Early Work 2

Friday, May 25, 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

Rare early 8mm films (digitally preserved) in which Schroeter explores cinematic language and genre. Verona is a travelogue from his first trip to Italy, his camera lingering on buildings in Verona, Venice and Milan, and on insects and cats. La morte d’Isotta is a passionate melodrama inspired by Richard Wagner and Comte de Lautréamont, with Schroeter appearing in a principal role. Verner is a strange autoportrait in which Schroeter attempts to film his naked body. And Paula–'je reviens' is one of Schroeter’s first experiments in choreography, as he stages actors in an empty room.

1967. West Germany. 10 min.

La morte d‘Isotta
1968. West Germany. With Rita and Joachim Bauer, Marlene (Knut) Koch, Schroeter. 37 min.

1968. West Germany. 3 min.

Paula–’je reviens’
1968. West Germany. With Heidi Lorenzo, Suzanne Sheed, Marlene (Knut) Koch, Schroeter. 35 min.

Program 85 min.

In the Film exhibition Werner Schroeter

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