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4.2
627 Ratings

The Scarlet Empress

Directed by Josef von Sternberg
United States, 1934
Drama, Romance, History

Synopsis

Filmmaker-svengali Josef von Sternberg escalates his obsession with screen legend Marlene Dietrich in this lavish depiction of sex and deceit in the 18th-century Russian court, a self-proclaimed “relentless excursion into style.”

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The Scarlet Empress Directed by Josef von Sternberg

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1934 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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