Jean-Marie Straub et Danièle Huillet

FRANCE, MINIDV, 4:3, COLOR 10’43 » (1ST VERSION) 10’35 » (2ND VERSION)
[Opening credits, black text on white]
– First version, Straub Huillet Films, Belva GmbH
– Present
– Schakale und Araber by Franz Kafka
– [Music] György Kurtag
[End credits, black text on white]
– [Cast] Barbara Ulrich, Giorgio Passerone, Jubarite Semaran
– [Camera] Christophe Clavert, Jean-Marc Degardin, Arnaud Dommerc
– [Sound] Jérome Ayasse, [sound mix] Jean-Pierre Laforce, Gaël Blondet
– Jean-Marie Straub

TEXT: Franz Kafka, Schakale und Araber (Jackals and Arabs, 1917). MUSIC: György Kurtag, Kafka-Fragmente (1987), opus 24, Part IV, No. 7: “Wiederum,

PRODUCTION DATES AND LOCATION: April 22–29 and May 1, 2011, Straub’s apartment, Paris.

CAMERA: Panasonic AG-DVX 100. First version
SUBTITLED IN FRENCH by Danièle Huillet, originally published in Cahiers du cinéma, issue 400, October 1987; second version IN ENGLISH by Misha Donat and Straub.

FIRST SCREENING: 2011 Locarno Film Festival (August 10); 2011 New York Film Festival, Views from the Avant-Garde (October
8); Goethe-Institut, London (March 10, 2015).