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Ratings & Reviews

  1. FISCHER's rating of the film Baal

    Qui a eu la chance de lire ou de voir la sublime (première) pièce écrite par Bertolt Brecht ne peut que ressortir amèrement déçu de la projection de cette œuvre cacophonique, brouillonne et atone qui dénature profondément la subtile violence et la troublante sensualité présentes en permanence dans le continuum du texte original. www.cinefiches.com

  2. Louis Léonard's rating of the film Baal

  3. ammar's rating of the film Baal

  4. El Biffo's rating of the film Baal

    Everyone around here is so depressed lately. It is really starting to get to me. "Nothing is understood, but some things are felt."

  5. rafaelmontenegrofausto's rating of the film Baal

    ''there are still plenty of trees, shady and open to all, to hang yrself from up above ...or take a long rest down below'' /// ''ainda há muitas árvores frondosas e abertas a todos...para podermos nos enforcar...ou deitar à sua sombra'' /// ''Il y a beaucoup d'arbres pour se pendre en haut ou pour dormir en bas'' (8)

  6. Corriel's rating of the film Baal

    Very stylish and (naturally ^^) poetic.

  7. Ronja's rating of the film Baal

    simultaneously beautiful and disgusting, inspiring and annoying. i was a bit irritated by the huge amount of text in this film, you get so tired trying to follow everything. and you want to follow because both the images and the poetry are interesting.

  8. msmichel's rating of the film Baal

    FNC '14 Originally made for German television in 1969 this early work from Schlondorff has been rescued and is much more than just a curiosity piece. Fassbinder plays Baal; poet, misogynist, drunk, man of the people, womanizer. He plays an unredeemable character whose charisma and magnetism draw both men and women to him often with disastrous results. A fascinating showpiece for the 'new German cinema' of the time.

  9. Samuel T.'s rating of the film Baal

    Fassbinder plays a masochistic, misogynist drunk poet. And there you have it.

  10. Neither/Nor's rating of the film Baal

    Fassbinder plays a Rimbaud in the life of Fassbinder.