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Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003)
"Poem - Ich setzte den Fuß in die Luft und sie trug" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  8 May 2003 (Germany)
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Credited cast:
Carmen Simone Birk
Lars Rudolph ...
(segment "Ich weiss von solchen...") (voice)
Isabel Tuengerthal ...
(segment "Mörder") (voice)
Herbert Fritsch ...
(segment "glauben und gestehen") (voice)
Richy Müller ...
(segment "Ich kann Dir die Welt nicht zu Füssen legen...") (voice)
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Herself
Charlotte Müller ...
The Singing Blade of Grass
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Meret Becker
Jorinde Beckmann ...
(voice)
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Weißer Ritter
Anna Böttcher
Hannelore Elsner ...
(voice)
John Gassmann
Larry Gassmann
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(c)(p)1984 ECM Records
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indeed: he put his foot into air, and it bore
11 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

A series of poems, from different (famous) authors and about different topics, with no inner connection except they are poems. And pictures NOT to match, but rather to extend - most unexpected, but fitting the poems nevertheless. Weird little scenes; I will not give examples, because it takes away the wonder. Some of these scenes I liked a lot; others were just too strong and distracted from the words. But all in all, it is very good, and I'll go and see it a second time.

Sorry, it is hard to write about german language poetry in english. I should stop here.

Just this: you need an open mind, love of poetry (or of strange things), and time. Then you will enjoy this film. And no, you don't need to know anything beforehand.


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