Super 8

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SAGET STEINE MIR AN (TELL ME, YE STONES) A short silent film by Patrick Müller after the poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1779–1832). This film was entirely shot in Rome, where Goethe has been for three month during his travels to Italy from 1786–88. He described it as “the First City of the World”. In the poem he reflects his stay in Rome and celebrates the sensuality and vigor of Italian and Classical culture.
Germany/Italy, 2013, Super 8, 5 min.

Camera: Braun Nizo S2 (modernized by re:voir, Paris), Film Stock: Kodak Ektachrome 100D, Processing: Andec, Berlin, HD transfer: Ochoypico, Madrid, High-Precision Pressure Plate: GK Film.

Stummfilm nach dem gleichnamigen Gedicht von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1779–1832). Dieser Film wurde in Rom gedreht, wo der Dichter drei Monate während seiner italienischen Reise von 1786–88 weilte. Im Gedicht reflektiert er diesen Aufenthalt und feiert die Sinnlichkeit und Jugendfrische der italienischen und klassischen Kultur.


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