Roland Klick - The Heart is a Hungry Hunter

Roland Klick - The Heart is a Hungry Hunter

Deutschland 2012/2013, Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt

"He was a dreamer inside a German – not an easy thing to be!" recalls actor David Hess about director Roland Klick, in whose 1983 film "White Star" he appeared.

Klick made this film, as he tells Sandra Prechtel in her documentary, in order to get over his Waterloo: widely regarded as the great white hope of German cinema at the time, Klick had recently been ousted as director of the film "Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo". With their bid to abolish the "ostensible contradiction of art and box-office" Klick and producer Bernd Eichinger should have been a dream team but they fell out over their conflicting ideas about working with "children" Eichinger was not convinced by Klick’s personal approach.

Klick is still all for the personal approach; in "The Heart is a Hungry Hunter" this director who defies all categories reveals himself as humorous and far from embittered. Excerpts from his films and comments from contemporaries such as Eva Mattes, Otto Sander and Hark Bohm round off this portrait of a class-conscious director; a man for whom film was not about "telling those up there about those down there", but who also made his films for those who otherwise probably don’t give a hoot for cinema.

Source: 63. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

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Director:Sandra Prechtel
Screenplay:Sandra Prechtel (Konzept)
Director of photography:Susanne Schüle, Lukas Schmid
Colour grading:Matthias Behrens
Editing:André Nier
Sound editor:Daniel Engel
Sound design:Christos Sariannidis
Sound:Christos Sariannidis, Severin Renke, Ulla Kösterke
Audio mixing:Christos Sariannidis
Music:Balz Bachmann, Lukas Langenegger
Participation:Roland Klick, Eva Mattes, Otto Sander, David Hess, Hark Bohm, Jost Vacano
Production company:Filmgalerie 451 (Berlin)
in co-production with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) / 3sat (Mainz)
Producer:Frieder Schlaich
Producer (TV):Daniel Schössler, Udo Bremer
Original distributor:Filmgalerie 451 (Berlin)
Length:80 min
Format:HD, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Stereo
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 09.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Panorama Dokumente

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Originaltitel (DE) Roland Klick - The Heart is a Hungry Hunter

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Original

Length:80 min
Format:HD, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Stereo
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 09.02.2013, Berlin, IFF - Panorama Dokumente