Holzwege: wood roads/wrong ways

Australia, 1983

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Inspired by the diaries of a prisoner (in this case Nazi war criminal Albert Speer). In his daily exercise Speer began to measure the kilometres covered and projected his walk, in imaginative terms, across Southern Europe to Asia, Russia and the frozen Bering Strait. The film is constructed like a documentary of his imaginary journey. Holzwege, which translates as ‘wood road’ or ‘wrong way’ or ‘dead end’, was the pseudonym he used when signing the diaries.

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Credits

producer/director

George Wallace-Crabbe

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

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