1990. Germany/France/Italy. Claude Chabrol. 100 min.
Friday, August 24, 2007, 6:15 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1990. Germany/France/Italy. Directed by Claude Chabrol. Screenplay by Chabrol, Sollace Mitchell, Thomas Bauermeister, based on the novel by Norbert Jacques. With Alan Bates, Jennifer Beals. Chabrol's tribute to Fritz Lang is an outlandish reimagining of Lang's German Expressionist masterpiece The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). Shot in Berlin just before the wall came down, the international coproduction presents a reunified city caught in a wave of inexplicable mass suicides. 100 min.