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Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003)

Poem - Ich setzte den Fuß in die Luft und sie trug (original title)
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Credited cast:
Carmen Simone Birk
Lars Rudolph ...
(segment "Ich weiss von solchen...") (voice)
Isabel Tuengerthal ...
(segment "Mörder") (voice)
Herbert Fritsch ...
(segment "glauben und gestehen") (voice)
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(segment "Ich kann Dir die Welt nicht zu Füssen legen...") (voice)
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Herself
Charlotte Müller ...
The Singing Blade of Grass
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Meret Becker
Jorinde Beckmann ...
(voice)
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Weißer Ritter
Anna Böttcher
...
(voice)
John Gassmann
Larry Gassmann
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Edited into Nach grauen Tagen (2004) See more »

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In Tränen
Composed by Leos Janácek
(c) 2001 ECM Records
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indeed: he put his foot into air, and it bore
11 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

A series of poems, from different (famous) authors and about different topics, with no inner connection except they are poems. And pictures NOT to match, but rather to extend - most unexpected, but fitting the poems nevertheless. Weird little scenes; I will not give examples, because it takes away the wonder. Some of these scenes I liked a lot; others were just too strong and distracted from the words. But all in all, it is very good, and I'll go and see it a second time.

Sorry, it is hard to write about german language poetry in english. I should stop here.

Just this: you need an open mind, love of poetry (or of strange things), and time. Then you will enjoy this film. And no, you don't need to know anything beforehand.


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