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The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner
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The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner 1975

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The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner 1975 U

45 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

The truly stunning, soaring ski-flights of Walter Steiner, a man who earns his living as a carpenter, are beautifully captured using a 16mm camera running at several times its usual speed. Steiner breaks record after record but goes into a difficult internal struggle when one jump goes badly wrong. Kosmiche music legends Popul Vuh draw out and illustrate the beauty and drama.

Directed by

Werner Herzog

Featuring

Walter Steiner

Werner Herzog

Genres

Experimenta Documentary

Collection

Eyes on the Prize Werner Herzog

Certificate

U

Released

1975

Country

Federal Republic of Germany

Language

English

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