Tag Archives: german

Herr von Bohlen privat (2015) André Schäfer, Arnd Klawitter, Arne Gottschling, Christian Birko-Flemming, Documentary, Drama

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Who was Arndt von Bohlen? A weird jetsetter in postwar German high society? A strange “bird of paradise” whose main interests were extravagant clothes and flashy make-up? Or simply Germany’s wealthiest early retiree? This fictional documentary film, directed by André Schäfer, tells the story of the last of the Krupp von Bohlen line, the German steelworks dynasty that made two world wars possible.

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My Name is Pecos (1966) Maurizio Lucidi, Robert Woods, Pier Paolo Capponi, Lucia Modugno, Western

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Everyone wants to know who the Mexican is. He always answer slowly, “my name is Pecos”. Pecos Martinez ( Robert Woods) to be exact, and he’s returned to his hometown of Houston to settle up with Clain(Norman Clarke), the leader of a gang of cut-throats. Clain is busy looking for the money from a recent robbery that’s been stolen from him. Soon the stolen cash in Pecos’ vengeance entwine and all hell breaks loose.

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Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands / Fassbinder: at elske uden at kræve (2015) Christian Braad Thomsen, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Irm Hermann, Harry Baer, Documentary

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Thomsen presents previously unseen interview footage recorded with Fassbinder throughout their fifteen-year friendship, which spans exactly the length of his career – their first encounter was at the Berlinale in 1969 where Fassbinder’s debut was famously booed (you can hear the cries of “Awful!” and “Shame!” on the archive footage), and their last was just three weeks before his untimely death.

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Sechs Schwedinnen im Pensionat / Six Swedes on a Campus (1979) Erwin C. Dietrich, Brigitte Lahaie, Lynn Monteil, France Lomay, Comedy, Erotic

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Erwin Dietrich scores again with this sexy and fantasy-filled take on Girls School antics. Brigitte Lahaie shines, as usual, and the other cast members play their parts with gusto! The libidinous female teacher gives some memorable “health” classes (on exploring their own bodies, etc.), pillow-fights in the dorm, voyeurism, even nude butterfly-catching!

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True Love Ways (2015) Mathieu Seiler, Anna Hausburg, David C. Bunners, Kai Michael Müller, Horror, Thriller

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After a recurring dream Séverine decides she needs to get away from her boyfriend Tom for a couple of days. Tom makes a deal with a man he meets at a bar: Séverine will be kidnapped. Tom rescues her from the clutches of the kidnappers, and will become her savior. However what Tom does not know is that his new made friend has a different plan with Séverine. Faced with violent criminals and her own primal fears, Séverine is pulled into a brutal game of unfulfilled desire and the search for true love.

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