The Harpist (1996)

Living on a remote island in the Baltic Sea, Ferdinand Rupitsch dreams of the day when he will become a writer. His life however, changes when he meets a beautiful Irish harpist, Rebecca. Mesmerised by her beauty he seeks every opportunity for chance encounters. Unsuccessful in his endeavours, he meets Henry a sophisticated and enigmatic stranger who teaches him to get closer to Rebecca.

Under Henry’s guidance Ferdinand follows Rebecca to Hamburg, rents a room opposite her apartment and slowly engrosses himself in her life.
Christoph Meyer-Wiel and Dominic Berger
Hansjörg Thurn
Geraldine O’Rawe, Christien Anholt, Stephen McGann and John Kavanagh
October / November 1996

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