THE OBERHAUSEN MANIFESTO (DIE "OBERHAUSENER")

In 1962, the proclamation of the Oberhausen Manifesto marked the beginning of the New German Film. This 2-disc DVD set presents 19 short films from 1958-1964 produced, directed, photographed or edited by one or more of the filmmakers who signed the manifesto. It also includes a booklet and ROM features with essays and documents.

 
 
 
 

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Format: DVD-PAL / Region 0
(No Regional Code)

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MENSCHEN IM ESPRESSO
(West Germany, 1958)

Director, writer: Herbert Vesely
Narration: Wilfried Berghahn
Cinematography: Wolf Wirth
Editor: Inge Walter

• 16 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

SCHICKSAL EINER OPER
(West Germany, 1958)

Director, writer: Bernhard Dörries, Edgar Reitz & Stefan Meuschel
Cinematography: Bernhard Dörries & Edgar Reitz
Editor: Bernhard Dörries

• 10 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

GLÜHENDES EILAND KRETA
(West Germany, 1959)

Director, photographed byPitt Koch
Writer: Pitt Koch & Thomas Münster
Editor: Ursel Werthner

• 12 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

DAS MAGISCHE BAND
(West Germany, 1959)

DirectorFerdinand Khittl
Writer: Bodo Blüthner, Ernst von Khuon & Ferdinand Khitt
Cinematography: Ronald Martini
Editor:  Irmgard Henrici
Music: Oskar Sala
With: Margot Trooger & Ferdinand Khittl

• 21 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

MOSKAU RUFT
(West Germany, 1959)

Director, writerPeter Schamoni
Cinematography: Jost Vacano
Music: Occamstreet Footwarmers

• 12 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

STUNDE X
(West Germany, 1959)

Director, writer, editorBernhard Dörries
Cinematography: Wolf Wirth
Music: Josef Anton Riedl

• 4 minutes (fragment)
• B&W
• Sound

TRAB TRAB
(West Germany, 1959)

DirectorDetten Schleiermacher
Writer: Marc Vallier
Cinematography: Wolf Wirth
Editor: Ursel Werthner
Music: Hans Loeper

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

SALINAS
(West Germany, 1960)

Director, writerRaimond Ruehl
Cinematography: Pitt Koch
Editor: Ursel Werthner
Music: Hans Loeper

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

SCHATTEN
(West Germany, 1960)

DirectorHansjürgen Pohland
Writer: Leon G. Friedrich
Cinematography: Friedhelm Heyde
Editor: Christa Pohland
Music: Manfred Burzlaff Septett

• 10 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

BRUTALITÄT IN STEIN
(West Germany, 1961)

Director, writerPeter Schamoni & Alexander Kluge
Cinematography: Wolf Wirth
Editor: Heidi Rente
Music: Hans Posegga

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

KOMMUNIKATION
(West Germany, 1961)

Director, writer, photographed byEdgar Reitz
Editor: Anni Giese
Music: Josef Anton Riedl

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

NOTIZEN AUS DEM ALTMÜHLTAL
(West Germany, 1961)

Director, writerHans Rolf StrobeL & Heinrich Tichawsky
Cinematography: Heinrich Tichawsky

• 17 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

PLAKATE DER WEIMARER REBLIK
(West Germany, 1962)

DirectorHaro Senft
Writer: Haro Senft & Hans Loeper
Cinematography: Hans Furchner
Editor: Ursel Werthner
Music: Hans Loeper

• 10 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

SÜDEN IM SCHATTEN
(West Germany, 1962)

Director, photographed byFranz-Josef Spieker
Writer: Franz-Josef Spieker & Gualtiero Guidi
Music: Hans Loeper

• 9 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

DAS UNKRAUT
(West Germany, 1962)

DirectorWolfgang Urchs
Writer: Detten Schleiermacher & Boris von Borresholm
Cinematography: Peter Rosenwanger
Music: Wilhelm Killmayer

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

ES MUSS EIN STÜCK VOM HITLER SEIN
(West Germany, 1963)

Director, writerWalter Krüttner
Cinematography: Fritz Schwennicke
Music: Erich Ferstl

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

ANMELDUNG
(West Germany, 1964)

Director, writer, editorRob Houwer
Cinematography: Fred Tammes
Music: Erich Ferstl
Cast: T. Vleeming-Vierdag

• 10 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

MARIONETTEN
(West Germany, 1964)

Director, writerBoris von Borresholm
Cinematography: Hans Schmid
Music: Jochen Faber

• 11 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

GRANSTEIN
(West Germany, 1965)

DirectorChristian Doermer
Writer: Christian Doermer, Detten Schleiermacher & Michael Schumann
Cinematography: Ingo Grill, Lothar Spree & Konrad Kotowski
Editor: Christian Doermer & Heidi Rente
With: Ruth von Zerboni

• 13 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

"… GEIST UND EIN ENIG GLÜCKGRANSTEIN"
(West Germany, 1965)

Director, writerUlrich Schamoni
Cinematography: Petrus R. Schloemp
Editor: Heidi Rente
With: Ferdinand Khittl, Haro Senft, Franz-Josef Spieker, Vlado Kristl, Peter Schamoni, Enno Patalas, Ulrich Gregor, Uwe Nettelbeck, Rudolf Noelte, Hilmar Hoffmann, Artur Brauner, Peter Bamberger, Rudolf Thome, Klaus Lemke & Max Zihlmann

• 31 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

DIE ERBEN VON PAPAS KINO
(West Germany, 1968)

Director, writerWilhelm Roth
Cinematography: Peter Kodera
Editor: Paula Dvorak
With: Rob Houwer, Hans Rolf Strobel, Peter Schamoni, Norbert Kückelmann, Alexander Kluge, Marran Gosov, Werner Herzog, Edgar Reitz, Hans Toussaint, Hans Pflüger, Fred Hoffmann & Edgar Reitz

• 27 minutes
• B&W
• Sound

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Total Running Time: 04:39:00 (2 Discs)

Language: German. Spanish, Russian, French,
English and German subtitles.

Booklet Text: Ralph Eue (German), Haro Senft (French) & Volker Baer (English)

Published By: Edition Filmmuseum

Institutional Price: $300 (plus shipping).

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