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Anselm PG rating

Wim Wenders' stately and beautifully scored study of Anselm Kiefer.

Biopic 2023 94 mins

Director: Wim Wenders



Shot over a two-year period, Anselm is a potent portrait of a five-decade career. A technical tour de force, this epic film matches the scale of Kiefer’s installations and captures the cavernous ateliers in which the artist thinks and toils. Wenders’ focus is directed towards Kiefer’s working methodology and the forces that shaped it, but it also explores human existence and the cyclical nature of history, inspired by literature, poetry, philosophy, science, mythology and religion.