The Death Of Empedocles

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Destroying any and all connection with narrative filmmaking, Straub and Huillet created a radically different type of film which exists without any of the baggage of entertainment, drama, camerawork, editing, or sound that one usually associates with film. Based verbatim on Holderlin's unfinished verse tragedy of 1798, "Der Tod des Empedokles," THE DEATH...read more

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