Tag Archives: 1960s
Das Zaubermännchen / Rumpelstiltskin and the Golden Secret (1960) Christoph Engel, Karl-Heinz Rothin, Karin Lesch, Reinhard Michalke, Family, Fantasy
Once upon a time, there was a lazy miller, who spent all his time drinking wine and telling lies. When the king’s treasurer demands payment of taxes, the miller lies that his daughter Marie can spin straw into gold. The father and daughter are told to report to the palace, where Marie is locked into a tower room full of straw.
Confessions of a Psycho Cat (1968) Herb Stanley, Eileen Lord, Ed Garrabrandt, Frank Geraci, Horror, Thriller
Sanma no aji / An Autumn Afternoon (1962) Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Drama
In the early 60’s in Tokyo, the widower Hirayama is a former captain from the Japanese navy that works as a manager of a factory and lives with his twenty-four year-old daughter Michiko and his son Kazuo in his house.
Der Verlogene Akt / Born Black (1969) Rolf von Sydow, Gabriele Buch, Günther Schramm, Elisabetta Fanti, Drama
A wealthy German businessman has a one-night stand with a waitress who works in a jazz club and whose black boyfriend is a trumpet player in the club’s band. The same night the businessman has his fling with the waitress, he goes home and has sex with his wife. Nine months later his wife has a baby–and the baby is black.
7-year-old Gus Morton has been an uncle all his life. But when his quarrelsome, unmanageable 7-year-old nephew, Tom comes to spend the summer holidays with him, he finds the responsibilities of his position almost too hard to bear.
Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed / Die Artisten in der Zirkuskuppel: Ratlos (1968) Alexander Kluge, Hannelore Hoger, Sigi Graue, Alfred Edel, Drama
The circus artist Leni Peickert is planning the circus of the future. She wants to show the animals authentically, and not dressed up as people. In face of the inhuman situation, the artists are to increase the degree of difficulty in their work.