Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003)

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Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003) Poster

Love and passion, happiness and unhappiness - in short, the power of feelings, the human and the all-too-human summarized in a magical journey through the world of poetry and imagination.


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11 May 2003 | JW-30
| indeed: he put his foot into air, and it bore
A series of poems, from different (famous) authors and about different topics, with no inner connection except they are poems. And pictures NOT to match, but rather to extend - most unexpected, but fitting the poems nevertheless. Weird little scenes; I will not give examples, because it takes away the wonder. Some of these scenes I liked a lot; others were just too strong and distracted from the words. But all in all, it is very good, and I'll go and see it a second time.

Sorry, it is hard to write about german language poetry in english. I should stop here.

Just this: you need an open mind, love of poetry (or of strange things), and time. Then you will enjoy this film. And no, you don't need to know anything beforehand.

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Performed by
Erkki-Sven Tüür
(c)(p)1996 ECM Records


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Release Date:

8 May 2003


German, English

Country of Origin

Germany, USA

Filming Locations

Andalucía, Spain

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