In Gefahr und grter Not bringt der Mittelweg den Tod (1974)

Director
Alexander Kluge; Edgar Reitz

Main cast
Dagmar Bödderich; Jutta Winkelmann; Kurt Jürgens; Alfred Edel; Norbert Kentrup

Genres
Drama

Description
Combining fictional and documentary modes, Kluge's In Danger and Dire Distress... takes a critical stance toward Frankfurt's public sphere and urban redevelopment. Despite the serious formal and political concerns of the film, Kluge's heightened sense of the absurd safeguards a reserve of utopian optimism.


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