In a miserable neighbourhood of Napoli, two brothers make totally different choices for their lives. Read More »
Tag Archives: Werner Schroeter
Palermo or Wolfsburg AKA Palermo oder Wolfsburg (1980) Werner Schroeter, Nicola Zarbo, Otto Sander, Ida Di Benedetto
An impoverished young man from Sicily travels to Wolfsburg, West Germany to find work. Read More »
Love’s Debris AKA Poussières d’amour – Abfallprodukte der Liebe (1996) Werner Schroeter, Anita Cerquetti, Martha Mödl, Rita Gorr
German director Werner Schroeter invited his favourite opera singers to a 13th century abbey near Paris. Read More »
The Rose King AKA Der Rosenkönig (1986) Werner Schroeter, Magdalena Montezuma, Mostefa Djadjam, Antonio Orlando
A mentally unstable woman and her son move to a sprawling mansion in Portugal to grow roses. Read More »
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 »
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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Malina (1991) Werner Schroeter, Isabelle Huppert, Lisa Kreuzer, Mathieu Carrière, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A complex and enigmatic plot that evokes the life of Bachmann. The story develops around an unusual triangular relationship, a threesome between a woman of unknown name, a man named Malina and a Hungarian, Ivan, with whom she falls in love. Ivan will be his last great love, but their need for exclusivity in love is so strong that it can not be understood or matched. Malina is a struggle, a confrontation between two worlds strange and hostile.
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