Schindlers Häuser

Schindlers Häuser

Deutschland 2006/2007, Dokumentarfilm

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Schindler′s Houses – Photography and beyond, Part 12
The film shows, in chronological order, forty buildings of the Austrian-American architect Rudolph Schindler (1887–1953) from the years 1921 to 1952. Schindler′s pioneering work in southern California founds a particular branch of architectonic Modernism. All of the photography took place in May 2006. The film therefore offers a current portrait of urban living in Los Angeles that has never been documented in this form before.

"In 1975 I came by chance upon the Lovell House in Newport Beach. At first glance the building seemed both singular and sensible. But at that time I was occupied as a filmmaker with extremely time-analytical compositions, with no thought to architecture beyond the medium of time. It was only later that I expanded my filmic work to include questions and depictions of space. I had forgot about the encounter with the house until I recognized it again while filming in May 2006. At the end of the 1980s I first consciously took notice of one or two other houses in Los Angeles [by Schindler]. A few years later I developed the plan for the film series ′Photography and beyond′. And Schindler, after Louis Sullivan and Robert Maillart and alongside Adolf Loos, Bruce Goff and Frederick Kiesler, was the missing link to the present – at least as far as my sense of space is concerned." (Heinz Emigholz on his first encounter with the works of Schindler, from an interview with Marc Ries)

Source: 57. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Director:Heinz Emigholz
Screenplay:Heinz Emigholz (Konzept)
Director of photography:Heinz Emigholz
Assistant camera:Volkmar Geiblinger
Title:Martin Putz, Martin Putz
Editing:Heinz Emigholz
Assistant editor:Markus Ruff
Sound design:Jochen Jezussek, Christian Obermaier
Sound:May Rigler
Audio mixing:Eckart Goebel
Voice:Christian Reiner
Production company:Amour Fou Filmproduktion GmbH (Wien), Heinz Emigholz Filmproduktion (Berlin)
in co-production with:Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) (Wien), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln), WDR/3sat (Köln)
Producer:Gabriele Kranzelbinder, Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
Co-Producer:Heinz Emigholz
Producer (TV):Johanna Hanslmayr, Jutta Krug, Reinhard Wulf
Unit production manager:Alexander Glehr
Production coordinator:May Rigler (USA)
Shoot:05.2006: Südkalifornien
Original distributor:Filmgalerie 451 (Berlin)
Funding:Filmfonds Wien (Wien), Innovative Film Austria (Wien)
Length:99 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,33
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Ton
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 13.02.2007, Berlin, IFF - Internationales Forum des Jungen Films;
Kinostart (DE): 03.06.2007

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Schindlers Häuser
Reihentitel (DE) Photografie und jenseits

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Original

Length:99 min
Format:35mm, 1:1,33
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Ton
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 13.02.2007, Berlin, IFF - Internationales Forum des Jungen Films;
Kinostart (DE): 03.06.2007
 

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