50th anniversary of the film HUNDERTWASSERS REGENTAG
26. January 2021
In his diary Hundertwasser noted down the film shooting near Hahnsäge, in the deep wintry Waldviertel (Lower Austria). Unique shootings were taken of Hundertwasser lying on the ice floes of the Kamp River and listening to the sound of the water.
Hundertwasser about this film: “My first big documentary film, with the director Peter Schamoni, was nominated for an Oscar in the category documentary film and was shown at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972. (...) The film was shot in my studio flat on Vienna's Graben, in Waldviertel, on the Giudecca in Venice and on the Regentag sailing in Dalmatian waters. It wasn't raining, so Schamoni passed before the camera with an opened umbrella; with the sound of rain dubbed in, the illusion that it was raining was perfect. (…)”