Shock Head Soul

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This cross-media documentary (film, installation and website) explores the life and writings of Daniel Paul Schreber. Now famous as an Outsider Artist, Schreber was a successful lawyer, who in 1893, started to receive messages from God via a ‘Writing Down Machine’ that spanned the cosmos. He spent the next nine years confined to an asylum. This is his story.

  1. Simon Pummell


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    Hugo Koolschijn

    Daniel Paul Schreber

  2. Anniek  Pheifer

    Anniek Pheifer

    Sabine Schreber

  3. Thom Hoffman

    Thom Hoffman

    Dr. Flechsig

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    Jochum ten Haaf

    Dr. Tauscher

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

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  • September 3, 2011



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