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1,146 Ratings


West Germany, 1963
Drama, Short


Relishing his political and sexual prospects in postwar Germany, a former Nazi colonel muses on the stupidity of the bourgeoisie, who can be easily duped in the voting booth and in the bedroom.

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Machorka-Muff Directed by Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet

Critics reviews

Sharp and exacting as a keen-edged knife.
April 24, 2019
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The fact that Machorka-Muff was the world’s first taste of the Straubs is interesting not simply in light of this bizarre biographical twist of fate. . . . It is a blistering flurry of sounds and images, far woozier and fast-moving overall than the “history” films that later cemented their modest reputation.
April 24, 2019
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