UW Cinematheque: Not Reconciled - The Films of Jean Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet
Moses and Aron | Austria, West Germany | 1974 | DCP | 105 min. | German with English subtitles Director: Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet
Saturday, April 15, 2017
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Günter Reich, Louis Devos, Eva Csapo Straub-Huillet filmed Arnold Schoenberg’s unfinished opera in an ancient Roman amphitheater. In addition to a mesmerizing musical production, the filmmakers offer rigorous consideration and questioning of Biblical and archeological history. The feature will be preceded by Machorka-Muff (1962, 35mm, 18 min.), a surreal adaptation of a Heinrich Böll story set in postwar Germany.