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Königin der Nacht (Mozart Minute 20)
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2006, Farbe, 1 min.
Diagonale 2009

Director, Script, Editor: Mara Mattuschka
Camera: Sepp Nermuth
Music: Bernhard Loibner
Production: Wiener Mozart Jahr 2006


Without any warning or introduction, comes the aria of the @i:Königin der Nacht:i@ – the rock of its time. The famous coloratura piece is orgasmic. Die Königin der Nacht sings women's names, she is all women, she calls all women by name. An invocation and an appeal. Like a hurricane, an owl, a sexual diva she flies into the camera from the background of a starry sky and full moon.

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