AM AMA AM AMAZONAS
FRG 1969/1980. D: collective. Cast: Angela Drögemöller, Horst Walter, Mathias Eichhorn, Hanni Knöss and others , 98 mins.
Marion is pregnant, but does not know who the father is. Three men come into question. All of them will die sooner or later in the course of the movie. As we all will – as an announcement at the beginning of the film tells the audience. The semi-documentary and fragmentary film takes a number of different paths and detours before finally arriving at the river that gives the film its title.
Together with Reinhard Kahn and other film students, Michel Leiner founded the collective “Epplwoi Motion Pictures” in Frankfurt am Main. Although only one film was originally planned, the collective (which also included Jeanine Meerapfel and Ingeborg Nödinger) ended up producing four films, of which AM AMA AM AMAZONAS was the only one to be screened.