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Nachtstuck

Austria, 2006 (MIFF 2006, Experimental Shorts)

Director: Peter Tscherkassky

Nachtstuck
Informed by Mozart's ""Eine kleine Nachtmusik"", there is a charged passion embedded in the material surface of this film, creating a "physical cinema".

D/P/S Peter Tscherkassky WS sixpackfilm L no dialogue TD 35mm/B&W/2006/1min

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