After forty-five ( 45 ) years of Alpruhe "tell" our Swiss heritage has been copied as a film presentation 2005 bilingual DVD. Switzerland / German
The Swiss history par excellence, the legend of William Tell , drawn from sources such as the "White Book of Sarnen " and the " Swiss Chronicle " of Aegidius Tschudi and under the kind help of Max Frisch (Book) . In essence, the story is similar , of course, the version of Friedrich Schiller : Rütlischwur , apple shot, Hohle Gasse . Producer Joseph Kaelin and director Michel Dickoff 1960 have spared no effort to adapt the mythical material for the cinema. They filmed on location in color and widescreen and occupied the film with the crème of the former actor Guard. SRF has "William Tell" meticulously restored for broadcast tape , showing the classic in the context of a feature film support program for the series "The Swiss " .
14 attempts fell through to bring our national heroes on the big screen. Then the subject was blocked again for a generation . To date, the film version of 1960, the most important remains . Six arguments in favor of restoring the film. First, the fidelity to history. Second, the occupation of the main roles. Third, is pleased with the real life of the people because they are able to experience your "tell" on their own land . There is nothing Exposed , Constructed , everything is real life. Fourth, the evaluation of the landscape. The " Tell" remains a Urschweizerfilm enshrined as a legend already fixed in our landscape . Fifth, the power of language with objectivity shows the discrepancy of the claim to power of the humble mountains. Sixth, to the superb colors which were then realized with great effort be renewed. The " malice of the age " gives the film world always a strong enthusiastic response which is manifested by Schiller's " Tell" as a message to all future.
They wanted to play a real Tell which in its natural environment feels comfortable and its history is closely linked with the legend of which have still something left for the great tradition of freedom and size of our Confederation . For the film without grants and contributions funding was filmed. In color and with exterior shots of the historical sites like Altdorf, Axenstrasse, Tellsplatte , Tells Chapel, Riitli and Küssnacht the film has become an imposing canvas epic of the Swiss struggle for freedom against tyranny and oppression .
The stormy wind on the stock exchanges captured Hollywood's planned film adaptation of the Willhelm Tell substance. The project was put on ice because of the financial crisis and 80 million budget. Urs Film Switzerland will take on the challenge. Unfortunately, filming has to be relocated to Argentina for historic buildings in Switzerland. The storm scenes on Lake Uri with Gessler and Tell (Tellsprung) are shot in the Falkland Islands. The difficult shots are supported by 3D technology in the water basin.
The production of 1960 serves as the basis and is a continuation as a political drama with the Battle of Morgarten. - Casting 2020/21 “William Tell” has been stopped due to Corona.- The entry of tourists by air and land Argentina as well as travel in the country are currently – with few exceptions – not possible. .
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