Twilight of the Gods (2013)

When the ghost of the composer Richard Wagner visits the raving Friedrich Nietzsche within the walls of the Turin lunatic asylum the details of their dreadful conflict are revealed.


Julian Doyle


Julian Doyle


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Cast overview:
Jud Charlton ... Friedrich Nietzsche
Richard Franklin ... Richard Wagner
Annie Walker Annie Walker ... Sister of Mercy


The composer Richard Wagner and the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche were good friends but on the day of Richard Wagner's greatest triumph, the opening of his Opera House at Bayreuth, Nietzsche walked away from the friendship and later threatened to kill Wagner. Soon after these bizarre events Wagner died and Nietzsche went raving mad, The details of the quarrel between these giants of 20th century culture is revealed when the Ghost of Richard Wagner materializes to the raving Nietzsche within the walls of the Turin Lunatic Asylum. Written by Julian Doyle

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Madness, Betrayal and Redemption in the Turin lunatic asylum









Release Date:

4 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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Bill and Ben Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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For the first time in this film the words of Nietzsche's 'Thus Spake Zarathustra' are put to the music Strauss wrote for them. See more »

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