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Omnibus

Synopsis

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The arts in action
Introduced by Humphrey Burton Signs of Vigorous Life
The New German Cinema
'It is a national film movement, and the strength of it is it's daring enough to be national cinema again.' (WERNER HERZOG )
' We went to cinemas and what we saw was Manhattan, Hong Kong, Paris. We wondered, why aren't we ever happening on a screen.'
(VOLKER SCHLONDORFF )
' We are making films which have something to say - films born out of our own life and experience.'
(RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER )
Forty years after Nazism destroyed the German cinema, a small group of young directors is putting Germany back on the world's cinematic map.
Omnibus looks at the dramatic rise of this new film movement in the context of the vacuum which preceded it; the cinema as a mirror of a new Germany. With five of the leading directors: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
WernerHerzog, VolkerSchlondorff Hans Jiirgen Syberberg Wim Wenders
And extracts from their films (many of which have not yet been shown in Britain), including Fear Eats the Soul, The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser , The Lost Honour of Katherina Blum , The Confessions of Winifred Wagner , Kings of the Road.
Film editor TONY HEAVEN
Executive producer BARRIE GAVIN Written and produced by PETER ADAM
Werner Herzog 's Aguirre, Wrath of God will be shown on BBC2 on Saturday 11 December

Contributors

Introduced By: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Werner Herzog
Unknown: Volker Schlondorff
Unknown: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Directors: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Unknown: Wim Wenders
Unknown: Kaspar Hauser
Unknown: Katherina Blum
Unknown: Winifred Wagner
Producer: Barrie Gavin
Produced By: Peter Adam
Produced By: Werner Herzog

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