Scoremusic from oneofthemostsuccessfulldocumentary film in 2013
MUNICH IN INDIAis Walter Steffen's full-lengthdocumentaryabouttheonly German courtpainterofthe Indian Maharajas, Hannes Fritz-Munich, and will be releasedto German cinemasonJanuary 3, 2013 after itsworldpremiereat43rdIFFIGoa. Fritz-MunichtravelledthroughthehugeIndia from 1932 to 1937. He captured all importanteventswith his 16mm film camera, film footageofunestimablevalue, glimpsesofthesunkenworldofcolonialIndia, whichnow, after 80 years will be releasedtopublicforthe first time – thefabuloussplendouroftheMaharajacourts and theascetic Mahatma Gandhi, the feudal British colonialrulers and the simple peopleofthestreets, the immense wealthofthese and theshatteringpovertyofthose. Walter Steffen develops out oftheuniquefootage a well worthseeingdocumentary, a road-moviesearchfortracesonthesubcontinent. The film connects in a unique way thehistorical film shotswiththeIndiaoftoday. Ittells a storythat has neverbeentoldlikethisbefore. This film ismoving, entertaining and touching. This film isworthseeing! MUNICH IN INDIAtellsaboutthe German painterFritz-Munich. Whenthe Nazis seize power in Germany he istravelingthroughIndiabetween 1932 and 1937, and becomestheonly German courtpainteroftheMaharajas.
Konstantin Fritz, his grandson, searchesforcluesofFritz-Munich’spaintings and of his fairytaleadventures. Accompaniedby his grandfather’suniquehistorical16mm film shoots, photographs and diaries, Konstantin followsFritz-Munich’sformertravelsthroughIndiatoday. MUNICH IN INDIAisthestoryof an unknownbutneverthelessextraordinaryartist and his adventures. Ittellsaboutthe German and Indian historybetween 1932 and 1948 and simultaneouslygives a directinsightintocontemporaryIndia, thismultifaceted, vibrant and fascinatingsubcontinent.
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