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The Kaiser of Atlantis
The Kaiser of Atlantis

THE KAISER OF ATLANTIS

El káiser de la Atlántida

Directed by Sebastián Alfie
Spain, Argentina, 2022
Documentary

Synopsis

An opera allegory in which the Third Reich era is ruled by madness and death. Viktor Ullmann and Peter Kien wrote and rehearsed it in a concentration camp. The authors were killed in the gas chamber two weeks after the first rehearsal. The original opera manuscript was spared from destruction.

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Synopsis

An opera allegory in which the Third Reich era is ruled by madness and death. Viktor Ullmann and Peter Kien wrote and rehearsed it in a concentration camp. The authors were killed in the gas chamber two weeks after the first rehearsal. The original opera manuscript was spared from destruction.