Wittgenstein (1993)

Derek Jarman directed this witty, stylish biography of the life of the eccentric 20th-century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (Karl Johnson). Wittgenstein is shown as a boy living a repressive youth, demonstrated by his family appearing in… More

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Release Date: September 17, 1993
DVD Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Johnson tore into his role like a hungry barnyard dog into a carcass.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

One of Britain's most famous avant garde filmmakers, Derek Jarman, constructs a biopic of Viennese philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein with a bravura display of visual imagery

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Offers many zany snapshots of the 20th century Austrian who made philosophy more self-conscious

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Dimitris Springer
Oh joy to the youngsters,the gracious question marks,what is logic?The end of reluctance,a desperate tangling,perjury,yes. Apostrophe and… More