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  1. Victor Gonzalez's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    He always films the outcast human being and the complexity of human nature.

  2. raffael's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Der Film selbst ist schon etwas ganz besonderes. Die schauspielerische Leistung von Bruno S. als Kaspar Hauser ist schlicht überragend und tief beeindruckend!

  3. schmalhans's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Remarkable adaptation of the Kaspar Hauser myth that seems to provide historical insights into a society that is built upon quasi-scientific voyeurism, yet its satyrical characters and anarchistic humour (as well as its dreading existentialism) makes this a cinematic experience very much based in the 1970s. This is Herzog on top of his "auteur"-game, which marks only one of his many metamorphoses.

  4. Thoke's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Beautiful portrayal of a beautiful person. Strangely enough didn't feel as corny as I would have imagined it would have felt, given that someone explained the plot to me.

  5. calderon de la barca's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    It is the most philosophical film that I have ever seen. It contains destructive critique to western culture and the structures on which this culture is based. The logic [derived from Greek λόγος) is at the center of every kind of reasoning in Western Thought since Parmenides. In turn, this spreads into all the life. This film is smal scale revelation and critique of this kind of reductionist formalism.

  6. EdieEmm's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Herzog, on his historical 'Enigma' (or the way better, less American, title 'Every Man for Himself and God Against All'): “It is not the accountant's truth of cinema vérité; it is an ecstatic truth...” Which, when you write a film based on an extraordinary story, then just happen to find, by chance, an unknown with an improbably similar story to play the lead, seems a reasonable claim. Existential & ambitious. 4.25

  7. Saaam's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Bruno S. was the "unknown soldier of German cinema" for sure.

  8. Chiara_WinterGarten's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  9. Korial's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    In its simplicity is embarrassingly pristine and poignant.

  10. film_frame's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    The first film that I saw that I remember being totally weirded out, but then totally fell in love with. Herzog could not go wrong in the 70's.

  11. tri ...'s rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  12. vizija's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  13. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  14. fada19's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    J'attendais ce film avec impatience ...Une pure merveille MERCI

  15. Eriugena82's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    It seems likely the actual Kaspar Hauser was simply a pathological liar, but Herzog is more interested in the idea of someone like Hauser rather than a literal biography of his life. Someone who is strange and innocent, raised completely separate from the rest of the world, and then suddenly confronted with modern society. An excellent film, with a suitably strange performance from Bruno Schleinstein.

  16. Hélène Musc's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  17. Pierre.F's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Une enigme non résolue mais une narration qui ne cesse de la rendre problématique. C'est un film qui restitue toute l'ambiguïté des "enfants sauvages". L'éducation ici n'est qu'une "chute" remettant en cause toutes nos idées reçus comme celles des séminaristes demandant à Kaspar Hauser s'il dispose d'une "idée innée de Dieu"...

  18. FISCHER's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    D'après un fait divers authentique, une oeuvre essentielle et solide... www.cinefiches.com

  19. Luca Angelini's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  20. alucarda's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    all humans are intellectuals

  21. Adam Whybray's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    Deceptively gentle upon first appearance, but it seems angrier each time I view it. A howl against man's civilising impulses, transfigured into a lyrical ballad. Most remarkable is the fact that Herzog can play Pachebel's over a shot of a field of rye blowing the wind and it not feel trite or kitsch, but simultaneously terrifyingly blank/other and as ecstatically beautiful as a mirage.

  22. Fabio Osvaldo Carta's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

  23. Fabiha's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    "Why is everything so hard for me? It seems to me that my coming into this world was a very hard fall."

  24. Neil Sch's rating of the film The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

    kaspar is the cutest boy, i give this one 4.5

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