The Music of Béla Tarr + Werckmeister Harmonies
Mihály Víg, Béla Tarr’s regular composer, will perform live prior to the screening of Béla Tarr’s Werckmeister Harmonies.
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How wafer-thin the veneer of human civilization can be, is demonstrated in Tarr’s Werckmeister Harmonies, in which a circus arrives in a small Hungarian town. The inhabitants get carried away by a mysterious prince who drives the town into a collective frenzy of destruction.
The inhabitants stare in wonder at the circus’ main attractions, such as the skeleton of a whale and a mysterious ‘Prince’ who, like a true demagogue, tries to control the population. Some of them lose their grip on what’s happening, others try to cash in on the chaos that ensues.