30.09. - 09.10.2021

Dieter Meier - Ein Zufall Germany 2019 | 86 min | OV | Colour | FF 2019

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.

rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY From Zurich to the Ganges: A associative portrait of Dieter Meier, best known as the singer and lyricist of the Swiss duo »Yello«Dieter Meier – gambler, poet, writer, film-maker, photographer, bon vivant and of course the voice of Yello, founded at the end of the 1970s in Zurich and still today a music project full of expressivity and pleasure in experimentation. For more than 30 years, Peter Sempel and his camera accompanied the Swiss artist and his extreme energy and versatility. Be it in Hamburg, New York, Los Angeles, Marrakesh or the Himalayas, much of the film was unplanned and thus corresponds to Meier‘s Babylonian way of working, which is also often led by chance.
Original title: Dieter Meier - Ein Zufall
Film type: Hybrid
Original language: German, English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Peter Sempel
Screenplay: Peter Sempel
Cast: Dieter Meier, Boris Blank, Stefan Zweifel, Gabi Delgado, Mona Mur, Kazuo & Yoshito Ohno, Max Dax, WolfWolf, Out Of Chaos
Producer: Peter Sempel
Director of Photography: Peter Sempel
Music: Dieter Meier, Yello, Out of Chaos, WolfWolf, Mona Mur
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Editor: Peter Sempel
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Blacksunflower Film & Foto
Contact: Peter Sempel, Blacksunflower Film & Foto:


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