Cast & Crew
Directed by Wim Wenders along with 19 students from the Munich Film Academy, the film recreates the exploits of the Brothers Skladanowsky, three fairground showmen/inventors who created their own movie camera at the same time as the Lumieres and Edison were working on their inventions. The footage is shot with a 1920s handcranking camera, in the style of silent films.
Released in United States 1996
Shown at Venice Film Festival (Window on Cinema: 100+1) August 29 - September 9, 1996.
Released in United States 1996 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Window on Cinema: 100+1) August 29 - September 9, 1996.)
Released in United States 1996 (Shown in Los Angeles (American Cinematheque) as part of program "The Long & Winding Road: The Films of Wim Wenders" September 27 - October 12, 1996.)