14  Peter Przygodda

I talked with Peter in his editing suite at the Bavarian Studios outside Munich. Peter worked with Wim Wenders from the latter’s film school graduation film onwards. Before I could settle to the agenda he launched a scathing attack on the state of German Cinema.

PP:… and such a country with such a heritage of film making – doing only bullshit here – just to make more money.

RC:I think with some exceptions – its not just Germany.

PP:That’s a whole European situation – I mean, but in Germany it’s worse. The English Cinema, there are some people – it’s not that way – in France too – you can have some hope. So many national cinemas with so many film languages – its such a richness. It will be destroyed by globalisation – everybody ...

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