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Céleste (1980) Percy Adlon, Eva Mattes, Jürgen Arndt, Norbert Wartha, Biography, Drama

Celeste (1980)
In 1914, with men gone to war, Marcel Proust hired Céleste Albaret as his attendant. More than eight years later, she was at his side when he died. During this entire time, she only entered his room when he rang for her, sleeping from 9 AM to 3 PM to wait during the night while he wrote. Marcel uses her as more than a servant: she is his muse, telling stories of her childhood to stir his remembrance of things past; she’s in cahoots with him as he manipulates those he wants to draw on for his writing; she listens appalled to his descriptions of the underside of Paris. Hers is a life of love and sweet devotion as he races time to finish his work before death.

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Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte / Beware of a Holy Whore (1971) Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lou Castel, Eddie Constantine, Marquard Bohm, Comedy, Drama

Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses as well as the crew try to make the best out of the situation. When the director arrives the material is still missing and so they still wait and try to make the best out of the situation. When the material finally arrives all folks involved into the film find themselves in a weird situation. Jealousy, competition and despair are ruling. Nobody seems to be able to break through this atmosphere, so they all still try to make the best out of the situation, but this is probably not the way to finish the film.

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Blue Rita / Das Frauenhaus (1977) Jesús Franco, Martine Fléty, Sarah Strasberg, Dagmar Bürger, Action, Crime, Thriller, Erotic

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Nightclub owner and erotic dancer Rita Blue uses her place as a front for working undercover as a spy. Motivated by her vehement hatred of men that stems from having been sexually abused as a child, Rita and her seductive female cohorts not only gleefully torture guys as a means to obtain vital information, but also manhandle wealthy men in order to make them hand over their fortunes to them.

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