Harald Bergmann at IFFR
Brinkmanns Zorn - Presentation + Performance
Director Harald Bergmann of Brinkmann’s Wrath, the poet and Brinkmann translator Mark Terrill and Eckhard Rhode (the actor who plays the role of Rolf Dieter Brinkmann) recite Brinkmann’s poems in English. With a screening of his Super8 films, fragments from the five-hour director’s cut and music.
Biographical feature shows the second half of the life of the legendary experimental poet Rolf Dieter Brinkmann. Disliking the German literary establishment, he chose his own way until he died at the age of 35. The film successfully exploits the sound tapes on which Brinkmann spoke his own life.