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Wittgenstein (1993 movie)

2 Ratings: 2.0
A movie directed by Derek Jarman

A highly stylized comic biography of eccentric German philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (Karl Johnson), this film features the thinker struggling with the absurdities of his life, including a bright green martian and an out-of-place rhinoceros, while also … see full wiki

Director: Derek Jarman
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1993
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about Wittgenstein (1993 movie)
review by . March 19, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Narrative style and colorful      Cons: Some attempts at symbolism are silly and childish      The Bottom Line: Derek Jarman is an experimental filmmaker.  He can be silly at times, but usually his narrative style works.  If you want to take a small movie risk--this won't disappoint.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. I have reviewed three other Derek Jarman bio-pics …
review by . May 07, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
"Wittgenstein"    A Modern Dramatization    Amos Lassen    Ludwig Wittgenstein was a Viennese born, Cambridge educated philosopher whose main interest was the nature and limits of language. "Wittgenstein" by Derek Jarman is a series of sketches that show the unfolding of his life from childhood through World War I to his professorship at Cambridge and his associations with Bertrand Russell and John Maynard Keynes. The emphasis is on the …
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