A “Romeo and Juliet” story that takes place in the late 16c. Ukraine. Taras has settled into comfortable farm life after years of adventures Read More »
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The Death of Maria Malibran (1972) Werner Schroeter, Magdalena Montezuma, Christine Kaufmann, Candy Darling, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
This is about the life and myths about famous opera singer Maria Malibran (1808-1836). She died on the stage. Read More »
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971) Gordon Hessler, Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
In Paris, in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, Cesar Charron owns a theater at the Rue Morgue where he performs the play “Murders in the Rue Morgue” with his wife Madeleine Charron, who has dreadful nightmares. Read More »
In this comedy, a Yankee musician is working in Paris when he encounters a movie star chasing after her naughty French poodle Monsieur Cognac. Read More »
Escape from East Berlin (1962) Robert Siodmak, Don Murray, Christine Kaufmann, Werner Klemperer, Drama
In January of 1962, 29 East Berliners escaped to West Berlin via a tunnel they had dug beneath the Berlin Wall, led by Erwin Becker Read More »
Tag der Idioten / Day of the Idiots (1981) Werner Schroeter, Carole Bouquet, Ingrid Caven, Christine Kaufmann, Drama, Fantasy, Erotic
In this non-story of the mentally and emotionally impaired inhabitants of a clinic for the insane, the medical profession along with humanity is distorted into a long, filmic exhibition of sado-masochism, urination, and ample nudity for its own sake.
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Egon Schiele – Exzesse / Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment (1981) Herbert Vesely, Mathieu Carrière, Jane Birkin, Christine Kaufmann, Biography, Drama
Egon Schiele Exzess und Bestrafung, also known as Egon Schiele Excess and Punishment (English) and Egon Schiele, enfer et passion (French) is a 1981 film based on the life of the Austrian artist Egon Schiele. It stars Mathieu Carriere as Schiele with Jane Birkin as his artist muse Wally and Christine Kaufman as his wife Edith and Christina Van Eyck as her sister. The film is essentially a depiction of obsession and its constituents of sex, alcohol and uncontrolled emotions.Set in Austria during the Great War, Schiele is depicted as the agent of social change leading to destruction of those he loves and ultimately of himself.
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