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Hans-Jürgen Syberberg


255' - 1982 - Drama - Dialogue: German
Director: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg With: Edith Clever, Martin Sperr, Robert Lloyd
A psychological interpretation of the opera mixing in references to the history of Germany, Wagner’s life, German literature and philosophy. The action is centered around Wagner’s death mask. Kundry is the main character – one might read the film as the story of her redemption rather than that of Amfortas.

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Hans-Jürgen Syberberg


Edith Clever, Martin Sperr, Robert Lloyd

Director of Photography

Igor Luther


Jutta Brandstaedter, Marianne Fehrenberg


Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

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Countries of production

France, West Germany

Screenplay based on

"Parsifal" (Richard Wagner)




Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
Fritz Kortner spricht Monologe für eine Schallplatte (short, 1966), Fritz Kortner spricht Shylock (short, 1966), Die Grafen Pocci - einige Kapitel zur Geschichte einer Familie (1968), Scarabea - wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch? (1969), Auf der Suche nach einem Kuhstall (short, 1969), Sex-Business - Made in Pasing (1970), San Domingo (1970), Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972), Nach meinem letzten Umzug... (1972), Theodor Hierneis oder Wie man ehem. Hofkoch wird (1972), Karl May (1974), The Confessions of Winifred Wagner (1976), Hitler: A Film from Germany (1976), Parsifal (1982), Die Nacht (1985), Nietzsche Ecce Homo (2000)

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