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Volker Schlöndorff

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Wednesday, September 23 2009

The Handmaid's Tale: Not So Sci-fi

The terrifying, 'it could happen today' message of this story is best told in the Atwood's book, rather than the film version.


Reviews

Monday, January 21 2013

'The Tin Drum' Is a Big Film, Loaded with Symbols and Multiple Layers of Meaning

Volker Schlöndorff's classic adaptation of Günter Grass's novel, restored and with 20 minutes of additional footage.


Sunday, November 16 2003

Le Coup de Grâce (1976)

Caught in the middle, Sophie is the perfect human embodiment of the middle world she inhabits.


Sunday, May 11 2003

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum) (1975)

Oddly, the film's attack on bourgeois morality is itself a form of bourgeois morality.


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