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Foolish Wives

Directed by Erich von Stroheim
United States, 1922
Drama, Romance, Silent


“Count” Karamzin, a Don Juan, lives off the money he scams from rich ladies who are attracted by his charms and his title. Having set up shop in Monte Carlo, he and his partners in crime pick their next target: the wife of an American envoy.

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Foolish Wives
Directed by Erich von Stroheim

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1983 | Forum

National Film Preservation Board

2008 | Winner: National Film Registry

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