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The Waldheim Waltz

Waldheims Walzer

Réalisé par Ruth Beckermann
Autriche, 2018
Documentaire

Synopsis

The scandal surrounding the Nazi past of former UN General Secretary and Austrian president Kurt Waldheim was making headlines worldwide. Edited together entirely from archive footage, Ruth Beckermann’s The Waldheim Waltz is a documentary essay of frightening topicality.

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The Waldheim Waltz Réalisé par Ruth Beckermann
One of the strengths of Beckermann’s strategy of relying only on archival footage—beyond the fact that it lends the film a sense of immediacy and narrative intrigue—is that it affords the viewer ample opportunity to size up the carefully coiffed Waldheim, to see how this exemplar of Austrian gentility managed to wiggle his way out of every tight corner.
November 01, 2018
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Several journalists perform keen off-the-cuff political analyses; several Austrian politicians bravely defy local orthodoxies; and free, frank hearings in the United States Congress add a painful element of nostalgia.
October 26, 2018
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[The epigraph is] a wickedly delightful meta-error to introduce this proto-post-truth documentary, illustrating the warping of historical memory through time, a subject the film explores expertly and to devastating effect.
October 19, 2018
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