Synopsis by Sally Barber
Vienna 1900: Recollections of a Viennese Girl in Paris revisits Imperial Vienna at the turn of the century, a time and place that exploded in social and political change. This program recounts how the opulent society gave way to new ideas from its intellectual figures, including Arnold Schoenberg, Gustav Mahler, Adolf Loos, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Sigmund Freud, and Karl Krause. A visually rich documentary, film highlights include archival photos and footage, scenes featuring Freud's home and office, the work of Franz Joseph, Klimt, Schoenberg, and others. The program includes commentary by Lionel Richard.