In Danger and Dire Distress the Middle of the Road Leads to Death

In Danger and Dire Distress the Middle of the Road Leads to Death

Combining fictional and documentary modes, Kluge's In Danger and Dire Distress... takes a critical stance toward Frankfurt's public sphere and urban redevelopment. Despite the serious formal and political concerns of the film, Kluge's heightened sense of the absurd safeguards a reserve of utopian optimism.