24.9. - 3.10.2020

The Legend of Kaspar Hauser Italy 2012 | 95 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2012

Davide Manuli

Davide Manuli (*1967) studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York. Working at first as an actor, his directorial debut was Beket in 2008, which won the international critics’ prize at the Locarno Film Festival.

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Kaspar Hauser in the year 2012: tracksuit bottoms, trainers and giant headphones. Washed up on an island, he's found by the local sheriff -- played by enfant terrible Vincent Gallo, who is also to be seen in a second role, that of Pusher, who supplies the sheriff with heroin.Director Davide Manuli recreates the legend of the mysterious foundling as a cinematic trip, underscored with the electronic beats of French electro-star Vitalic. They are the heartbeat of this modern Kaspar Hauser, who has no interest in being a saint or anything else, he just wants to be a DJ.
Orig. Title: La Leggenda di Kaspar Hauser
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, Italian
Director: Davide Manuli
Screenplay: Davide Manuli
Cast: Vincent Gallo, Claudia Gerini, Elisa Sednaoui, Silvia Calderoni, Fabrizio Gifuni
Producer: Bruno Tribbioli,Alessandro Bonifazi,Davide Manuli
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Vitalic
Director of Photography: Tarek Ben Abdallah
Production Design: Giampietro Preziosa
Editor: Rosella Mocci
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Intramovies srl
Production: Blue Film; Shooting Hope Productions


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