Frankfurt am Main, November 1, 2018
German feature film "Work without an Author" premiered as part of the 75th Venice Film Festival in September 2018. It was directed by Oscar®-winner Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. The song “Tausend Mandolinen sollen heut’ erklingen” (“A Thousand Mandolins Should Sound Today”), published by MELODIE DER WELT, written in 1954 by librettist Walter Brandin with the music by Willy Mattes and sung by Vico Torriani, can be heard in four scenes. "Work without an Author" was chosen as the German entry for the Academy Awards 2019 in the category "Best Foreign Language Film" and was released on 3 October 2018 in German cinemas.