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Ballad of a Righteous Merchant

About the film

A fresh and candid glimpse of one of the great masters of cinema at work, by his longtime friend (of more than 25 years) and collaborator (on 10 films) Herbert Golder, BALLAD OF A RIGHTEOUS MERCHANT chronicles Werner Herzog’s making of the feature film, MY SON, MY SON, WHAT HAVE YE DONE (co-written by Golder), which was nominated for a GOLDEN LION and for Best Screenplay at the 2009 Venice Film Festival, and which stars Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, and Chloe Sevigny.

Runtime 1 hour 1 minute
Premiere Australian Premiere
Previous Festivals American Documentary Film Festivals

Director(s) Herbert Golder

Venue Cinema Nova

Address 380 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Date July 27, 2019

Time 11:00 pm

GenresDocs After Dark, Blockbuster / Premiere, Film Buff

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