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Film Essay, 70 min, 2004

Director(s): Jan Schmidt-Garre
In collaboration with Georg Albrecht Eckle
DOP: Thomas Bresinsky
Editor: Peter Przygodda, Wolfgang Weigl

Featuring: Elisabeth Furtwängler, Ingolf Turban, Roberto Saccà and Frederik Malmqvist

Co-produced by MTV, NRK, ORF, SF, SVT, TSI, and YLE
Supported by Media+

Award at the Golden Prague Festival Director: Jan Schmidt-Garre

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A film essay on Wilhelm Furtwängler, the great conductor; on Furtwängler, the dedicated composer and on Furtwängler, the loving partner.
A search for the aesthetic phenomenon and a perspective on the constant struggle of the conductor versus the composer.