LICHT. STOCKHAUSEN'S LEGACY
Karlheinz Stockhausen’s megalomaniac opera cycle LICHT, which he worked on for 26 years, lasts 29 hours – helicopter choreography included! The film examines the lasting impact of the dazzling persona and the musical legacy, which provided an acclaimed blueprint for electronic music. A fascinating exploration of the work and on-going importance of the complex, accomplished artist. Simon Hauck
We present the German premiere of the film.
Camera: Gregor Meerman. Sound: Tim van Peppen. Editing: Sander Vos. Music: Karlheinz Stockhausen. Production: Witfilm. Producer: Iris Lammertsma, Boudewijn Koole. Length: 120 min.
No youth rating
The internationally renowned documentary filmmaker studied theatre directing at the University of the Arts in Utrecht. She makes en gros films about art, for which she accompanied, for example, the renovation of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum for years.
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