Skip to main content

Fire Demon

West Germany, 1986 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Werner Klett

A parable without dialogue summed up by the final title. "Cineasts are people who rob themselves of the present and others of a future."

See also...

ONE LOOK AND LOVE BREAKS OUT

"Romantic wishes are so gigantic that they are unable to express themselves, they are mute. The film encircles them through the staging of pantomimed sketches, in fragmented compositions made up of ... More »

STAMMHEIM

The trial of the Baader-Meinhof gang, the most notorious terrorist gang in Europe in the early 1970s, took place at the Stuttgart-Stammheim prison between 1975 and 1977 On trial were Andreas Baader ... More »

SUMMER

A room. And the story of a man and his child. The child is autistic - and that means that time stands still. It also means isolation. An isolation which overcomes the man just as he is trying to get ... More »

AIDS: A VIRUS RESPECTS NO MORALS

A reactionary sauna boss whose boyfriend studies theology and sings in Bach choirs, a therapist who teaches death meditation and gymnastics to AIDS patients, a female reporter who dresses up as a ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director