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The Ignoramus and the Madman

Der Ignorant und der Wahnsinnige

Directed by Claus Peymann
West Germany, 1972
Comedy, TV Movie


Two men waiting in the dressing room for the famous diva opera: her blind alcoholic father and her boyfriend, a passionate pathologist. Thomas Bernhard transforms medicine into science of decay and music into method of destruction. A fierce comedy about the tragedy of science and art.

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The Ignoramus and the Madman Directed by Claus Peymann

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