Shock Head Soul
SHOCK HEAD SOUL examines the life and work of Daniel Paul Schreber, a German lawyer who, in 1893 and at the height of his successful career as judge, received messages from God stating that in order to save the world, he must change into a woman. The film combines documentary, animation and dramatized reconstructions.
70’ / video / b&w
Original title: SHOCK HEAD SOUL
Prod: Submarine (NL)
Co-prod: Hot Property Ltd (UK)
Sc: Simon Pummell
D.O.P.: Reinier van Brummelen
Featuring: Hugo Koolschijn, Anniek Pheifer, Thom Hoffman, Jochum ten Haaf, Chris Nietvelt
Second feature length documentary.
a.o. BODYSONG (2003, doc), STOP FOR A MINUTE (2001, short), BLINDED BY LIGHT (2000, short) Awards:
Best International Video Visions Festival Montreal, RAY GUN FUN (1998, short), HEARTACHE (1996, short), EVOLUTION (1996, short).
Venice International Film Festival 2011 - Orizzonti Competition - World Premiere