1929. Germany. G. W. Pabst. Approx. 110 min.
Monday, January 3, 2011, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
1929. Germany. Directed by G. W. Pabst. Screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda, based on the plays Erdgeist and Die Büchse der Pandora by Frank Wedekind. With Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz. “Pabst…has fetched from Hollywood a Lulu who would have captivated Wedekind… a Lulu who is young, pretty, and innocent...a female, a sexual-minded animal, who, desirable and desiring, destroys men and is destroyed by them without any evil intent” (Ludwig Reve, Berlin Morgenpost, 1929). Silent. Approx. 110 min.
In the Film exhibition Weimar Cinema, 1919–1933: Daydreams and Nightmares
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