A film by Ralf Pleger | Starring Samuel Finzi and Pegah Ferydoni
In co-production with SWR/arte
Part of the TV-series "The Culture Files", a format by Christian Beetz
Format development by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Production funded by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung and MEDIA
Our innovative culture documentary “The Wagner File” traces life and opus of one of the greatest German composers. On the occasion of his 200th birthday in 2013 we rediscover the genius German composer a new for a young audience. By the use of high-value re-creation scenes, modern comic-style animations and interviews with international experts, like Simone Young (Wagner-conductor and music director of the Hamburg Opera) or Philippe Jordan (Wagner-conductor and music director of the Paris Opera), the film approachs the visionary opus and the fascinating genius of Richard Wagner.