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43 Ratings


Directed by Peter Sempel
West Germany, 1988
Avant-Garde, Documentary, Musical


This free-form documentary is loosely based on Candide by Voltaire and revolves primarily around Nick Cave and Blixa Bargeld but also includes Nina Hagen, Dieter Meier, Kazuo Ohno and others. It is no documentary in the conventional sense but rather a floating dreamlike journey.

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Dandy Directed by Peter Sempel

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  • MyAmanda's rating of the film Dandy

    This deserves at most two stars, maybe I got a bad experience because I watched it on youtube. I know it's supposed to be unconvential with scenes seemingly unconnected passing by, but that is the problem. Even if you're going to do something like this you'll need something to tie it together; to keep the watcher by the screen more than Blixa Bargeld (I just skipped through the whole thing to see his parts tbh).

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