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The Soul of a Man ()


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The dramatic tension in the blues between the sacred and the profane by exploring the music and lives of three of director Wim Wenders's favorite blues artists.

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  • Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
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Cast

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Blind Willie Johnson
Keith B. Brown ...
Skip James
James Hughes ...
H.C. Speirs
David F. Hughes ...
Art Laibly
Shayne Tingle ...
Recording engineer
Joy Brashears ...
Secretary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Barnes ...
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James Blood Ulmer ...
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Themselves (archiveFootage)
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Self - Narrator
Skip James ...
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Garland Jeffreys ...
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J.B. Lenoir ...
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Marc Ribot ...
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Steve Seaberg ...
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Ronnog Seaeberg ...
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Richard Shurman ...
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Dick Waterman ...
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Alvin Youngblood Hart ...
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Defecio Stoglin ...
Musician Buddy (uncredited)

Directed by

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Wim Wenders

Written by

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Wim Wenders ... (writer)

Produced by

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Jody Allen ... executive producer (as Jody Patton)
Paul G. Allen ... executive producer
Mikaela Beardsley ... supervising producer: For The Blues
Margaret Bodde ... producer
Belinda Clasen ... associate producer
Lisa Day ... consulting producer
Ulrich Felsberg ... executive producer
Alex Gibney ... producer / series producer
Richard Hutton ... co-producer
In-Ah Lee ... production executive
Paul Marcus ... line producer
Tom Michel ... inhouse post producer: Das Werk
Susan Motamed ... coordinating producer
Samson Mucke ... line producer
Martin Scorsese ... executive producer
Judith Vecchione ... executive producer: WGBH Boston
Stephen 'Scooter' Weintraub ... consulting producer (as Scooter Weintraub)

Cinematography by

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Lisa Rinzler

Film Editing by

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Mathilde Bonnefoy

Editorial Department

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Nina Caspers ... first assistant editor
Laura L. Gintar ... assistant post-production coordinator
Fritz Kohle ... post-production coordinator
Dan Luskin ... post-production coordinator
Philipp Orgassa ... assistant colorist
Gisela Weibel ... additional assistant editor (as Gizi Weibel)

Production Design by

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Liba Daniels

Art Direction by

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April Grayson

Costume Design by

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Caroline Eselin

Production Management

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Andrew Troy ... production manager
Dirk Wilutzky ... post-production supervisor

Sound Department

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Manfred Arbter ... re-recording mixer

Visual Effects by

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Wolf Bosse ... digital compositor / visual effects supervisor
Max Hattler ... support
Kalle Max Hofmann ... visual effects artist
Jan Hübel ... visual effects artist
Moritz Peters ... film I/O coordinator
Florian Schroeder ... film recording operator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Paul Bateman ... gaffer
Mathilde Bonnefoy ... dv camera operator
Samuel Chase ... grip
Alex Gibney ... dv camera operator
Andreas Giesecke ... dv camera operator / hand-cranked camera operator
Allen Harrison ... key grip
German Kral ... dv camera operator
Damion Lawyer ... assistant camera
Tom Lembke ... key grip
Keith Lowe ... key grip
Fritz Marx III ... gaffer
Sean McCague ... grip
Robert McKenna ... key grip (as Rob McKenna)
Kevin McMorrow ... key grip
William Newell ... gaffer (as Bill Newell)
Claudia Raschke ... additional cinematographer / dv camera operator (as Claudia Raschke-Robinson)
Lisa Rinzler ... dv camera operator
Tristan G. Sheridan ... dv camera operator / gaffer
Rage Stewart ... electrician
Marshall Valentine ... grip
Donata Wenders ... dv camera operator / still photographer
Wim Wenders ... dv camera operator

Music Department

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Steve Durkee ... music recording engineer
John McCullough ... music supervisor

Other crew

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Jennie Amias ... senior series researcher
Eric Canada ... production assistant
Agnes Chu ... production coordinator
Salimah El-Amin ... researcher

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Storyline

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • L'anima di un uomo (Italy)
  • Душа человека (Russia)
  • ソウル・オブ・マン (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Duša čoveka (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 103 min
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