30.09. - 09.10.2021

Roughcut Peter Brötzmann Germany 2014 | 98 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Peter Sempel

Since 1981, PETER SEMPEL (*1954) has been making films about artists, including Blixa Bargeld and Nick Cave (Dandy, 1988), Bazon Brock, Jonas Mekas, Kazuo Ohno, Ginsberg, Nina Hagen, Flamenco, Lemmy, Jonathan Meese, the art world and jazz musician Peter Brötzmann.

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Observations of a man who has always gone his own way in music and art: Peter Brötzmann. He's been on the road for more than 50 years, is described as mad by some and as the "Godfather of free jazz" by others. His improvisational musical horizon ranges from violent outbursts and delicate, dreamy fantasies, on saxophone, clarinet and tarogato, or Turkish pipe. Roughcut Peter Broetzmann (A Jazz-Odyssey, from Wuppertal to China) accompanies the musician to concerts in Hamburg, Warsaw, London, Remscheid, New York, San Francisco and Shenzhen – and visits him at home in his little garden house in Wuppertal. A quiet, thoughtful artist.
Original title: Rohschnitt Peter Broetzmann
Film type: Documentary Feature
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Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Peter Sempel
Cast: Peter Broetzmann, Han Bennink, Steve Noble, John Edwards, Jason Adamsiewicz, Dicke Finger, u.a.
Producer: Peter Sempel
Director of Photography: Peter Sempel
Music: Peter Broetzmann, Michael Wertmueller, Marino Pliakas, Paal Nilssen-Love, Ray Dickaty, Hamid Drake...
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Editor: Peter Sempel
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Format: dcp
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Production: Blacksunflower Film&Foto
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