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“Sigh, Rushes, Sigh”: Poetry filming on Rügen

“Säv, säv, susa”, these three words have not left my mind, since 2014, when I held a volume of poems by the Swedish poet Gustaf Fröding (1860-1911) in my hands. Klaus-Rüdiger Utschick meticulously translated them into German over the course of decades. At that time I visited him in his Munich apartment to talk about a planned film adaptation of another Fröding poem.

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