NEVER-ENDING MUSIC – GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LANDSCAPE IN THE FILMS OF BERNHARD SALLMANN
by Claudia Siefen-Leitich
Within one’s writing, speaking, and ideally within one’s daily practical life, to place one’s words, pauses, pitches, and even omissions purposefully and communicatively can by now be called a luxury. Defining one’s own character through one’s own language, making it visible and possibly also accessible to a certain extent, is a luxury. And we recognise each other without wanting to form an elitist attitude, but for the sake of simplicity: I say what I mean, and therefore I also mean what I say.