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8 Ratings

San Domingo

West Germany, 1970


Modern adaptation of a tragic love story written by Heinrich von Kleist: a young man is in Munich where he mixes with the underworld left-wing group following the steps of the girl he has fallen for, who is herself coloured but Europe-born.

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San Domingo Directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

Awards & Festivals

German Film Awards

1971 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography (Gold)

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  • tidal waif's rating of the film San Domingo

    Just in case you wondered, a poet will tell you that the best government is cripplocracy, because nothing compares to the warm, graceful watch of delicate madopticon. Of course, the world is already a tightly packed asylum, but not of the mesmerizing and poetic kind, where gods amputate their index and can't perform the godly touch fixed in a Michelangelo cliché. They still pour sulfur rains in toilets and convert

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