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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Fata Morgana

Fortnight 1971, Feature film, 79'

Synopsis

Tourne en Afrique « Fata Morgana » est un poeme en trois temps: la creation, le paradis et l’age d’or, soutenus par les textes sacres du Popol-Vuh (livre maya des Indiens Quichis).

Director

Werner Herzog

Director. Writer. Producer. Has studied history, literature and theatre, but hasn’t finished it. Founded his own production company in 1963. Has staged several operas, besides others in Bayreuth, Germany, and at the Milan Scala in Italy. Herzog has won numerous national and international awards for his films.

Eugen des Montagnes
James William Gledhill
Lotte Eisner
Wolfgang von Ungem Sternberg

Scénario
Werner Herzog

Image
Jörg Schmidt- Reitwein

Musique
Leonard Cohen

Prod. Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
8 Munich 13
Neureutherstr.20