Almost baroque in its ambition and detail, Akerman and Seabra Lopes’ mesmerising short film delves deeply into the hard-wired dread of music lessons. Sewn around Schubert’s steely Opus 1, which is itself based on the no less terrifying legend of Goethe's Erlkönig, their film is a revelation.


International title
Fire
Filmmaker
Miguel Seabra Lopes, Karen Akerman
Country
Portugal
Year
2011
Medium
HDcam
Length
23’
Language
Portuguese, German
Producer
Terratreme Filmes, João Matos, Joana Gusmão
Sales
Terratreme Filmes
Writer
Miguel Seabra Lopes, Karen Akerman
Editor
Karen Akerman
Website
http://www.terratreme.pt