Watch the great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner bfi player. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner 1975 click to enlarge heart of glass 1976 a film famous mostly for the fact that almost all the actors perform under hypnosis. Black sunday, hercules in the haunted world, erik the conqueror, the girl who knew too much, the whip and the body, black sabbath, blood and black lace, the road to fort alamo, planet of the vampires, kill baby kill, dr. Herzogs first appearance in one of his own films was in a 1974 german tv documentary. Ulysses, i vampiri, caltiki the immortal monster, the giant marathon, the white warrior 60s. Trailer the great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner werner herzog. Werner herzog, the adventurous spirit film the guardian. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner senses of cinema.
The woodcarver of the title refers to the hobby of famed swiss skiflyer. Werner herzogs the great ecstacy of woodcarver steiner is a glimpse of a man who is quite amazing at his gift of skijumping hes the world record holder at. Ecstasy is almost never discussed anymore, but leaving the earth is one way of attaining it. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner 1974 west germany 45mins source. Steiner speaks about a pet raven he raised which he eventually shot after it moulted badly, was unable to fly, and was attacked by other ravens. As we await his next feature, queen of the desert, there is no better time to revisit the works of werner herzog than this summer. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner, 1976, his film about an. The great ecstasy of the woodcarver steiner 1974 cast. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner business insider. Kosmiche music legends popul vuh draw out and illustrate the beauty and drama. The documentary showcases the life of the titular celebrated ski jumper and fulltime carpenter.
I feel im in the arena with 50,000 people waiting to see me crash. The great ecstasy of the woodcarver steiner 1974 movie. Popol vuh with walter steiner, werner herzog herzogs film begins with a brief slowmotion shoot of a skijumper. To improve this article, please refer to the guidelines. Buy the werner herzog collection bluray box set shop. Steiner breaks record after record but goes into a difficult internal struggle when one jump goes badly wrong. Flying hill of gorisek brothers is a ski flying hill and the biggest of eight hills located at the planica nordic centre in planica, slovenia. But the real gem is 1976s the possessed onscreen title. The great ecstasy of the woodcarver steiner 1974 the great escape 1963 great expectations 1946 the great gatsby 20 the great smokey roadblock 1977 the great texas dynamite chase 1976 the great train robbery 1903 the greatest show on earth 1952 the greatest st ory ever told 1965 the green inferno 20 the green room 2015. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner january 1, 1974. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner is a 45 minute documentary about german ski jumper walter steiner. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner west germany, 1975 director. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see lists of open tasks and regional and topical task forces.
This is part sports documentary with herzog as the commentator and fan and part voyage of discovery as herzog takes us into the imagination and motivations of the otherwise down to earth. It is about celebrated skijumper walter steiner who works. An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his companys ceo from an idyllic but mysterious wellness center at a remote location in the swiss alps but soon suspects that the spas miraculous treatments are not what they seem. To use this banner, please refer to the documentation. This is an early documentary by werner herzog, which my friend ben gleitzman told me about. Wood carver of the year archives woodcarving illustrated. Air walkers the great ecstasy of the woodcarver steiner. Watch the great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner online bfi player. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner 1974 directed. Browse and download any torrent from the category video hd movies. The great ecstasy of the sculptor steiner see more. The great ecstasy of woodcarver steiner with how much woo.
Steiner is a swiss woodcarver who experiences something resembling bliss in the confrontation with fear which is a feature of skijumping. Herzog is in his element as he explores a man driven, one who sacrifices much. This article is within the scope of wikiproject film. It is about walter steiner, a celebrated ski jumper of his era who worked as a carpenter for his fulltime occupation. It was built in 1969 and is named after the original constructors and brothers vlado also known as lado and janez gorisek.
It is about walter steiner, a celebrated ski jumper of. The film opens with a strangely hypnotic slowmotion shot of steiner seemingly floating in air in the middle of a ski jump set to strange guitar music. Best sports documentaries of all time in the current, precarious film industry, in which the only safe bet is a superhero, marvel films have become a shell in which to sneak in other stories. A goldenboy war hero who singlehandedly forced multiple german soldiers to surrender in the great war, carter has dashing good looks and unparalleled speed on the field. In herzogs oeuvre, this film, like the skiflying abilities of walter steiner, ranks near the very top. Stub this article has been rated as stubclass on the projects. Extras include jack bonds longunseen south bank show episode on herzog from 1982 and les blanks burden of dreams.
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Planica 1974 walter steiner 177 m wr fall duration. Closeup presents a season of eighteen films from the early career of the. Ive looked around a lot for a release with the music from this herzog short film, but have yet to find anything. The great ecstasy of the woodcarver steiner werner herzog,1974. Steiner in this case is walter steiner, a worldclass ski jumper who, like many athletes, experiences a great deal of physical and spiritual pain in order to excel. Black panther a place to investigate identity in diaspora. He is known for directing science fiction or just fiction movies and documentary films. The first and most impressive is the great ecstasy of the woodcarver steiner, which is a fascinating and breathtaking look at the exploits of a ski flier. Demon witch child a delightful killer kid film from spain. A study of the psychology of a champion skijumper, whose fulltime occupation is carpentry. His films often feature ambitious protagonists with impossible dreams, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with nature. Most of herzogs films could already be described as hypnotic, but heart of glass takes that idea to a literal level.1529 1513 336 1306 1567 1484 1457 33 568 314 863 246 1164 343 753 1078 827 491 1259 1322 1029 628 1451 1290 1567 381 1424 485 1316 840 448 941 456 1475 735 914 1371 1481 144