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  1. Poena Damni's rating of the film Charles, Dead or Alive

    Chef-d'oeuvre! Chef-d'oeuvre! "C'est seulement par ceux qui n'ont pas d'espoir que l'espoir peut nous être rendu", Walter Benjamin .. And the quotes are cleverly chosen //reminds me of a Weininger quote " the higher a man mounts, the greater may be his fall; all genius is a conquering of chaos, mystery, and darkness, and if it degenerates and goes to pieces, the ruin is greater in proportion to the success."

  2. En Sangers Bøn's rating of the film Charles, Dead or Alive

    Thougthful and powerful realistic film about existential despair, happiness and the quest for freedom in our "unidimentional" and normative society. An other masterpiece signed by Alain Tanner

  3. FISCHER's rating of the film Charles, Dead or Alive

    Une œuvre politique rare et magistrale sur la lumineuse prise de conscience d'un individu, de la profonde viduité et de l'aliénation sournoise de son existence, qui incite, tôt ou tard, à une révolution silencieuse ou armée, individuelle ou collective... www.cinefiches.com

  4. marco's rating of the film Charles, Dead or Alive

  5. Daniel S.'s rating of the film Charles, Dead or Alive

    Great performance by François Simon, Michel Simon's son. Charles feels the liberal wind of the 60's and leaves his job and his family. It's Easy Rider in Switzerland. Without the motorbikes and the deserts but with the fog and the snow. Highly recommended.

  6. Matt Reddick's rating of the film Charles, Dead or Alive

    rewatched again 5 years later- still enjoyed it. Not for everyone, but begins Tanner's exploration of themes, including the moral and social responsibility and the response of the middle and upper classes to challenges that were underway. Loved the quotes!