Sunday, May 31, 2009

Berlin Calling

I only recently learned of the German film Berlin Calling after hearing the track Sky and Sand, by Paul & Fritz Kalkbrenner. It's the title track to the flick, directed by Hannes Stoehr. It's about a real musician (Paul), but rather than being a biopic "...draws a ficticious portrait of a muscian in todays Berlin." Heres the official synopisis...

Berlin electronic music composer Martin (Paul Kalkbrenner), known as DJ Ickarus, is touring with his manager and girlfriend Mathilde (Rita Lengyel) from club to club around the globe and is about to release their biggest album to date. However, all of his plans are thrown out of kilter after Ickarus is submitted to the emergency ward of a psychiatric clinic high on drugs after a gig- A tragicomedy in Berlin of today.

The film is already in it's 35th week of screenings around Europe, and will soon be headed to North America. I'm looking forward to checking out another story about a drug riddled musician..along with co-star favorite Ableton Live.

Paul and Fritz Kalkbrenner - Sky and Sand (Extended Version)

1 comment:

bridging the atlantic said...

looking forward to seeing this. good find matty.