The Transformation of the World into Music

This elegant and adroitly executed Werner Herzog documentary captures the annual excitement surrounding the Bayreuth Festival. Celebrating the operatic works of Richard Wagner, the event entices music pilgrims to sit on waiting lists for years to obtain tickets. An opera enthusiast himself, Herzog (who includes himself in the film) has managed to expertly capture the intricacies of the festival and its audience.

Year: 1996
Genre: Documentaries, German Cinema, Performing Arts, General Docos
Country: Germany
Director: Werner Herzog
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Performing Arts



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