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CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA BACH

Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach

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Directed by Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
West Germany, Italy, 1968
Drama, Biography, History

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A chronicle of Johann Sebastian Bach’s life, using correspondences and texts written by the composer, and read by his wife, Anna Magdalena Bach. Eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music, it consists largely of expansive scenes of Bach conducting or playing his brilliant compositions.

Synopsis

A chronicle of Johann Sebastian Bach’s life, using correspondences and texts written by the composer, and read by his wife, Anna Magdalena Bach. Eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music, it consists largely of expansive scenes of Bach conducting or playing his brilliant compositions.

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Chronicle of Anna Magdalena BachDirected byDanièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub

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Cannes Film Festival
1968

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