Revolverkino at the Gropius Bau
Heal the Living
With “Stranger At My Door ” by William Witney
Synchronised breathing in the dark of the cinema can have a therapeutic effect, and it is no coincidence that injury and healing – the miracle of regenerating bodies and souls – has been a central motif throughout cinematic history. This selection of six films, which borrows its title from the French film Réparer les vivants (Heal the Living), oscillates between these two opposing states.
- 85 min
Stranger at My Door (William Witney, USA 1956), English, 19:00
How do you begin a new life? In William Witney’s Republic western Stranger at My Door, an outlaw hides out on a farm after robbing a bank. The farm belongs to a preacher who lives there with his family. He tries to convince the wanted bandit to renounce his criminal activities and become a better person.