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12 Ratings

The Sex Thief

Die Beischlafdiebin

Directed by Christian Petzold
Germany, 1998
Drama, Crime, TV Movie


Petra professionally works as a thief abroad to finance the studies of her younger sister Franziska in Germany.

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The Sex Thief Directed by Christian Petzold

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  • In Prague's rating of the film The Sex Thief

    another one of petzold's peculiar, disappointed noirs. its heroes are not forever young and forever tragic. they have family ties and enjoy home-cooked ducks. they collect nostalgias in their wrinkles and unsentimental victories in their tarnished silvers, harder to keep than to acquire. their lustre is gone, they don't play for the sake of the game, of an affected ennui or a compulsive need to stand out, but

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