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Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment

Egon Schiele - Exzess Under Bestrafung

directed by Herbert Vesely
Austria 1981
  • 95 min
33 Ratings


The brief and perverse life of artist Egon Schiele and his first wife in pre-World War I, pre-Freud Vienna. Schiele’s drawings of nude young girls were deemed pornographic, and he was briefly imprisoned (and later acquitted) for seducing a minor.