Retrospective Helga Reidemeister
In her films Helga Reidemeister contrasts the inflation of what is factual with the reality of experience: her precise and unerring view of the apparently insignificant reveals the crux of human relationships. The Retrospective presents six films from four decades of her work.
MIT STARREM BLICK AUFS GELD
From behind the camera comes the voice of the director: “But doesn’t it hurt?” In front of it, her sister with her eye steadfastly on the wax strip: “yes, but the payoff is so delightful that the pain is worth it.” Let’s not kid ourselves.
Writer: Karlheinz Gschwind, Holger Petersen, Klaus Volkenborn, Helga Reidemeister. Camera: Johannes Flütsch, Karlheinz Gschwind. Sound: Jochen Hergersberg. Editing: Elisabeth Förster. Music: Andi Brauer. Production: Journal-Film Klaus Volkenborn KG (Berlin). Producer: Klaus Volkenborn. Length: 106 min. Distribution: Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin.