30 hand picked films. A new one every day
An impoverished young man from Sicily travels to Wolfsburg, West Germany to find work. He is arrested after killing two Germans with his knife when they question his honor.
1980 | Winner: Golden Berlin Bear
1980 | Winner: Best Actor (Chaplin Shoe)
It combined the feeling of emigrant aspiration from Kazan's "America, America" with absurdity and disillusionment of Herzog's "Stroszek" and proved Pasolini's "Theorem" of imminent decay of our capitalist machinery.
Refreshing and never boring, precise and piercing etc., but I have to leave one star out to still have the space to make head or tail of some sequences.
A mutation of Camus's THE STRANGER.
A film in three parts. Each one is very different but together they make a brilliant film.
don't know how full of himself Schroeter was but the hour or so the viewer spends in court was awfully tedious.