Dionysos, Scenes and Dithyrabs - An Opera Fantasy
Filmfest 2011

DIONYSOS, SCENES AND DITHYRAMBS - AN OPERA FANTASY A puzzle on numerous levels. Nietzsche considered himself Dionysos, "like a double exposure", says Rihm. Individual scenes awaken associations with Nietzsche's life: a coach ride across Lake Vierwaldstätter, an orgiastic visit to a house of pleasure, Nietzsche's collapse on the market square in Turin. An opera also about the myth of Dioysos and the existential experiencing of creative.

tags: Documentary

Credits

Director: Bettina Ehrhardt