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The Death of Empedocles

Der Tod des Empedokles, Trauerspiel in zwei Akten von Friedrich Hölderlin 1798 - oder: wenn dann der Erde Grün von neuem euch erglänzt

France, West Germany, 1987


Film adaptation by Straub and Huillot of Hölderlin’s 1798 tragedy on the symbolic death of Empedoclus, the legislator in Ancient Greece.

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The Death of Empedocles Directed by Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub

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