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Werckmeister Harmonies

Summary Based on László Krasznahorkai's novel "The Melancholy of Resistance," this is an uncanny fable about powerlessness and tyranny. Set in a small Hungarian village at a moment of great crisis, a mysterious circus comes to town with a giant whale and news of an appearance by a Prince known for his strange powers. Soon the locals' emotions ar...

Werckmeister Harmonies

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 8 Critic Reviews
92
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 64 User Ratings
7.9
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Summary Based on László Krasznahorkai's novel "The Melancholy of Resistance," this is an uncanny fable about powerlessness and tyranny. Set in a small Hungarian village at a moment of great crisis, a mysterious circus comes to town with a giant whale and news of an appearance by a Prince known for his strange powers. Soon the locals' emotions ar...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 8 Critic Reviews
92
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0% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 8 Critic Reviews
92
100% Positive
8 Reviews
0% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 64 User Ratings
7.9
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52 Ratings
5% Mixed
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14% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 64 User Ratings
7.9
81% Positive
52 Ratings
5% Mixed
3 Ratings
14% Negative
9 Ratings

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Production Company 13 Productions, ARTE, Fondazione Monte Cinema Verità, Goëss Film, Magyar Mozgókép Alapítvány, Magyar Televízió Müvelödési Föszerkesztöség (MTV) (I), Nemzeti Kultúrális Alapprogram, Országos Rádió és Televízió Testület (ORTT), Rai 3, Studio Babelsberg, Von Vietinghoff Filmproduktion (VVF), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Release Date Oct 10, 2001
Duration 2 h 25 m
Rating Not Rated
Hungarian Film Critics Awards
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Hungarian Film Week
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Berlin International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination