1979 Official Selection, film index



  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

(Episode version of the feature film "Zum Beispiel Otto Spalt")
Open your eyes: Otto Sander is one actor beside 4999 other main actors: 5,000 individuals searching for their real identity. The prize-winning film at the Berlin Film Festival 1979 shows faces, mounted in ever increasingly fast sequence, melt into the visual equivalent of the countenance of the human species.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Phantom

    Directed by: René PERRAUDIN, Uwe SHRADER

    Country: Germany

    Year of production: 1978

    Running time: 10 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: photos, live action

  • Credits

    Directed by: René PERRAUDIN, Uwe SHRADER