Pina directed by wim wenders in tribute to pina bausch, 2011 from pina bausch documentary. Dec 25, 2010 german trailer deutscher trailer premieres at the berlin film festival 2011 trailer genre. Wim wenders on pina, his film on pina bauschs dances the. What had started out as a collaboration between the german film director wim wenders and the choreographer pina bausch became impossible when she. Pina is a 2011 german 3d dance film directed by wim wenders. In 1986, the city of rome invited pina bausch and her company to make a. This book is the first english language overview of pina bauschs work and methods, combining. This book offers a unique view of both the film and the stunning oeuvre of revolutionary choreographer pina bausch and her legendary dance.
Wim wenders dedicated his film pina to her, a highly emotional homage to his great artist friend. This comprehensive overview of her work offers new and exciting insight into the theatrical approach of a singular performance practitioner. Intimacy, energy, passion and tension all feature prominently in the work of pina bausch. Pina bauschs final words summarize her life and provide the inspiration for acclaimed director wim more. She created the company tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch, which performs. Sep 12, 2017 what had started out as a collaboration between the german film director wim wenders and the choreographer pina bausch became impossible when she died in 2009, just days after receiving a. Synopsis wim wenders has just dedicated a movie to her, called with her name and a phrase that she used to. Wim wenders dedicated his film pina to her, a highly emotional homage to. Wim wenders poignant and beautiful film about the great german dancer and choreographer pina bausch and her extraordinary company tanztheatre wuppertal, who sadly passed away before the completion of the project in 2009, leading to wenders halting the production but thankfully going on to complete it in 2011. The film premiered at the berlin film festival in 2011. Jan 10, 2012 wim wenderss pina is a beautifullooking movie, but it is not especially representative of its subject, pina bausch and her company, the tanztheater wuppertal. Jan 06, 2012 pina began as a longgestating idea between wenders, one of germanys most respected film directors, and his friend pina bausch, the german dancer and choreographer whose company is based in. The film thats added a new dimension to dance sarah crompton on a 3d tribute to pina bausch, kettles yards revamp, er, and whether fashion can ever be art. Dec 23, 2011 wim wenderss documentary pina is a tribute to the german dancer and choreographer pina bausch, who died in 2009.
Books criticism critics eyes film filmmaking language movies today. Pinas failure can be said to lie in, well, in those words. Show, dont tell the awardwinning filmmaker wim wenders has turned to photography, imbuing his pictures with the same haunting, enigmatic qualities that defined his films. He follows the dancers out of the theatre and into the city and the surrounding areas of wuppertal, the place which for 35 years was the home and center of pina bauschs creativity.
This book is the first english language overview of pina bausch s work and methods, combining. The use of the dutch name wim is a shortened version of the baptismal name wilhelm. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth and twentyfirstcentury performance. She really meant it, that dance was her answer to life. Pina by wim wenders regina advento, pina bausch, malou. Wim wenderss elegiac film, pina, about the choreographer pina bausch.
Wim wenders dedicates his remarkable documentary pina to her oeuvre. Wim wenderss documentary pina was made in 3d, and, along with werner herzogs cave of forgotten dreams, it represents an artistic high point in the use of that muchmaligned process. Pina, a film for pina bausch by wim wenders the strength. He has published numerous books of essays and photographs. This newlyupdated second edition explores pina bauschs work and methods by combining interviews, firsthand accounts, and practical exercises from her developmental process for students of both dance and theatre. In 2009, bausch started to collaborate with film director wim wenders on a 3d documentary, pina. Oct 12, 2011 intimacy, energy, passion and tension all feature prominently in the work of pina bausch. Pina is also germanys official submission to the best foreign language film category of the. At one point a dancers head is caught by her partner literally centimetres from a concrete floor. Routledge performance practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatremakers of the last century. Wenders was born in dusseldorf, germany, into a traditionally catholic family.
She was greatly admired by german director wim wenders, who delayed the notion of filming her work until the recent developments in 3d. I was totally overwhelmed when i saw a piece of pina bausch for the first time. Some of wenderss bestknown works included wings of desire 1987, buena vista social club 1999, and the salt of the earth 2014. Bausch made the acquaintance of german filmmaker wim wenders, and he began making a documentary about her life and work. He started his production company, road movies, in berlin in 1975. In addition to offering new insights into his cult masterpieces, the 10 essays in this volume highlight the thematic and aesthetic continuities between his early films and his latest productions. Create amazing picture quotes from wim wenders quotations. Philippine pina bausch 27 july 1940 30 june 2009 was a german dancer and choreographer who, with a blend of movement, sound, and prominent stage sets, and with performers during the development of a piece a style now known as tanztheater, became an influence in the field of modern dance from the 1970s on. What had started out as a collaboration between the german film director wim wenders and the choreographer pina bausch became. Hes also published several books of his art photographs, and wenders. Nov 02, 2011 magnificent, breathtaking, mysterious. Wim wenderss elegiac film, pina, about the choreographer pina bausch, is among the nominees for best documentary feature at the oscars on sunday.
Pina directed by wim wenders available on bluray, dvd. Jan 18, 2012 pina bausch was a muchloved german choreographer whose work was unlike anybody elses, incorporating earth, water, stones and city streets into music and movement. Wim wenders born august 14, 1945, german filmmaker. Wim wenders born august 14, 1945, german filmmaker world. After the sudden death of pina bausch in the summer of 2009 in the middle of joint preparations before shooting wim wenders, after a period of mourning and reflection, had to rethink and start again with his film about and with pina bausch.
Pina is a 2011 german 3d documentary film about the contemporary dance choreographer pina bausch. Pina bauschs motto was dance, otherwise we are lost. With the tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch that she founded and directed she became a cult figure of the international dance scene that she helped to define due to the radical parameters of her artistic approach. Speech held by pina bausch on the occasion of the kyoto prize award ceremony in 2007. So i got the chance to see wim wenders pina recently and although i had some point of contact with pina bausch s work, the film certainly asked more questions than it answeredwhich is very. The film won the deutscher filmpreis 2011 for best documentary and was nominated for the 2012 oscar for best documentary. The film is scheduled to premiere out of competition at the 61st berlin international film festival. The german director wim wenders has created pina, a 3d tribute to the choreographer pina bausch, who died in 2009. Tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch viktor trailer youtube. Movie interview wim wenders on pina germanys official entry at the 84th oscars is pina, a documentary showcasing the groundbreaking work of the late choreographer pina bausch. Apr 03, 2020 wim wenders, german film director who was one of the principal members of the new german cinema of the 1970s. Director wim wenders discusses bausch, representing dance on. Synopsis wim wenders has just dedicated a movie to her, called with her name and a phrase that she used to love saying again and again.
With pina bausch, regina advento, malou airaudo, ruth amarante. Dec 21, 2011 his new film pina, is a loving tribute to his 20year friendship with, and admiration of, the dancer and choreographer pina bausch. Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world of. Tanztheater wuppertal pina bausch viktor 8 11 feb read more. As one of the premier rare book sites on the internet, alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available. What had started out as a collaboration between the german film director wim wenders and the choreographer pina bausch became impossible when she died in 2009, just days after receiving a.
The artistic concept of pina focuses on four pieces by pina bausch. A tribute to the late german choreographer, pina bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. The filmmaker wim wenders captures the groundbreaking moderndance choreography of the late pina bausch, in what many critics are. When i look back on my childhood, my youth, my period as a student and my time as a dancer and choreographer then i see pictures. Jan 14, 2012 movie interview wim wenders on pina germanys official entry at the 84th oscars is pina, a documentary showcasing the groundbreaking work of the late choreographer pina bausch. Making films that matter is the first book in 15 years to take a comprehensive look at wim wenderss extensive filmography. The film pina is germanys official entry at the 84th academy awards and a collaboration between two famous germans of the postwar generation. It is a documentary that uses new 3d technology to exquisite effect. Ernst wilhelm wim wenders is a german filmmaker, playwright, author, photographer, and a major figure in new german cinema.
Director wim wenders takes the audience on a visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension. Wim wenders makes the dancers his protagonists and lets them talk about their personal experiences working with pina bausch but in their own language. The ferocity, subversion, and naked conviction of bauschs dances. Le sacre du printemps, cafe muller, kontakthof and vollmond. The film is meant to be conflated with bauschs legendary, innovative works.
The innovative and lavish 3d film won both the german federal award and the european film award 2011 as best documentary, and was nominated for an oscar in the category best documentary feature in 2012. His new film pina, is a loving tribute to his 20year friendship with, and admiration of, the dancer and choreographer pina bausch. Book awards book club selections books by author books by series coming soon kids books new releases teens books. Donata wenders still camera accompanied the shooting of wim wenders congenial homage to pina bausch and her celebrated ensemble. Pina bauschs final words summarize more dance, dance, or we are lost. Wim wenders documentary on german choreographer pina bausch leaves as much mystery as enlightenment. Making films that matter is the first book in 15 years to take a comprehensive look at wim wenders s extensive filmography.
As he relates below, wenders first approached bausch about making a film together after being moved to tears by her dance performance, cafe muller. Bausch made the acquaintance of german filmmaker wim wenders, and he began making. Wim wenderss documentary pina is a tribute to the german dancer and choreographer pina bausch, who died in 2009. In her choreographies she combined classical dance with elements of performance art, mime, acrobatics,sports, acting, and song, thereby. Director wim wenders takes viewers on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension. A heartfelt 3d tribute by wim wenders to pina bausch, the late modern ballet.508 1271 1335 872 1183 1459 1259 117 342 1399 1426 372 1167 95 1138 1237 187 1376 1590 133 1391 744 471 1505 636 1213 1444 1078 1304 718 1160 463 565 1426 1353 215 886 518 1086 849 1131