Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach Germany Italy Director Jean Marie Straub

Production: (West Germany) Franz Seitz, Filmproduktion-Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film, Hessiches Rundfunk, Radio-Televisionbessoise, Filmfonds, and Telepool; (Rome) IDI Cinematografica, PAI; black and white, 35mm; running time: 94 minutes. Released 1968, West Germany.

Producers: Gian Vittorio Baldi, with Jean-Marie Straub; screenplay: Jean-Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet; photography: Ugo Piccone, Saverio Diamanti, and Giovanni Canfarelli; editors: JeanMarie Straub and Daniele Huillet; sound: Louis Houchet and Lucien Moreau; music conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Schola Cantorum Basilienses; concert group conductor: August Wenziner, Hanover Boys Choir; music director: Heinz Hennig; costume designers: Casa d'Arte Firenze, Vera Poggioni and Renata Morroni.

Cast: Gustav Leonhardt (Johann Sebastian Bach); Christiane Lang (Anna Magdalena Bach); Paolo Carlini (Hölzel); Hans-Peter Boye (Born); Joachim Wolf (Rector); Rainer Kirchner (Superintendent); Eckart Brüntjen (Prefect Kittler); Walter Peters (Prefect Krause); Kathrien Leonhardt (Catherina Dorothea Bach); Anja Fährmann (Regine Susanna Bach); Katja Drewanz (Christine Sophie Henrietta Bach); Bob van Aspern (Johann Elias Bach); Andrea Pangritz (Wilhelm Friedemann Bach); Bernd Weikl (Singer in Cantata No. 205); Wolfgang Schöne (Singer in Cantata No. 82); Karl-Heinz Lampe (Singer in Cantata No. 42); Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Prince of Anthalt-Cöthen).

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