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History Lessons
History Lessons
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HISTORY LESSONS

Geschichtsunterricht

Directed by Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Italy, West Germany, 1972
Avant-Garde

Synopsis

A shot from a car coursing through Rome in 1972 opens this interpretation of Brecht’s unfinished experimental novel The Business Affairs of Mr. Julius Caesar. In a second part set in contemporary Rome, a young researcher discusses the economic and political manipulation that drove Caesar to power.

Synopsis

A shot from a car coursing through Rome in 1972 opens this interpretation of Brecht’s unfinished experimental novel The Business Affairs of Mr. Julius Caesar. In a second part set in contemporary Rome, a young researcher discusses the economic and political manipulation that drove Caesar to power.