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59 Ratings

From Morning to Midnight

Von morgens bis Mitternacht

Directed by Karl Heinz Martin
Germany, 1920
Crime, Silent


A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of money by the visit of a rich Italian lady. He embezzles 60,000 Marks and leaves for the capital city, where he attempts to find satisfaction in politics, sport, love and religion.

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From Morning to Midnight Directed by Karl Heinz Martin

Critics reviews

[The protagonist is] after “passion” but doesn’t seem to know how or where to find it—or even what it means. MIDNIGHT hinges on its design elements (setting, props, makeup); their strangeness grounds the film and provides its main interest. Otherwise, it’s quite static and stage-bound in its style.
January 04, 2019
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