Robert Schumann Oder Die Unerhoerte Zeit Der Kindheit (1982)

Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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Director and writer Klaus Kirschner has deftly put together a combination of musical scores, visual images, and the philosophical writings of Robert Schumann(1810-1856), himself to extract the best qualities of each medium. While Schumann's words provide a textual mode of thought, the music conveys an array of emotional tonalities, and the visual images (such as rain in a summer landscape) evoke a setting that encompasses the whole.