Reviewed by: Angus Wolfe Murray

Filmed in black-and-white as a tribute to a dying profession, Motodrom has no pretensions other than to demonstrate the skill and daring of the Wall of Death riders.

These are the last of the fairground performers who once were kings.

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Racing their antique bikes around the wood panelled walls of a circular tower, the scattered audience peer down from above, as the riders appear to defy gravity.

It is noisy and faintly seedy, although the danger remains acute.

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2006
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The riders of The Wall of Death still defy gravity and thrill a diminishing crowd.

Director: Joerg Wagner

Writer: Joerg Wagner

Year: 2006

Runtime: 9 minutes

Country: Germany

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