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Portrait of a film: A contract killer from New York returns to the quarter of his childhood to execute a murder but then it’s him who the local mafia wants to see dead. He reencounters his father, who had chased him from the parental home, his dying…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6219
Rolando Villazón as director and Nemorino: these tidings alone were enough to unleash a worldwide "run" on tickets to the Baden-Baden 2012 Pentecost-holiday opera. After his directorial debut in 2011 ("Werther", Lyon) the Mexican tenor now takes it a…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
5937
Portrait of a film: Suzanne, aged only 15, collects sexual encounters. Her father, whom she admires, suddenly leaves the conjugal home. Now living with her half-mad mother and her despotic brother, Suzanne decides to flee. She engages in a loveless…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6212
Portrait of a film: Manuela, a single mother, accidentally loses hes 17 year old son and starts searching for the father of the child. The latter lives as a transvestite prostitute in Barcelona. The film offers a gallery of women’s portraits - nurses…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6213
Sydney Pollack directed Three Days of the Condor in 1974. Portrait of a film: Joseph Turner aka Condor, played by Robert Redford, is an unsuccessful novelist who works for the CIA, reading spy novels in search of ideas or leaks. One day, returning…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6214
Rainer Werner Fassbinder shot Maria Braun's wedding in 1979. Story of a film: The film is about the life and destiny of Maria Braun and tells the rise and fall of this great adventurer and exceptional woman who lived in West Germany between 1945 and…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6215
This portrait follows Annette Dasch in her time in Bayreuth, Geneva, Munich and Berlin, during rehearsals, in performances, and in preparations of her show “Annettes DaschSalon”. The 2010/2011 season was marked by special events - from major debuts,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5991
Stanley Kubrick directed A Clockwork Orange in 1971. Portrait of a film: in England, in the near future, the Droogs gang spreads terror through gratuitous acts of violence. Arrested for murder, Alex, their leader, agrees to serve as a guinea pig for…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6206
Louis Malle shoots Lacombe Lucien in 1973. Portrait of a Film : A small town in the South-West of France in June 1944, shortly after the Allied landings. Son of peasants, Lacombe Lucien seeks to join the Resistance, but he is considered too young.…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6207
Milos Forman shoots One Flew Over a Cuckoo’s Nest in 1975. It is the first film produced by Michael Douglas. Portrait of a film: In order to escape prison, a delinquent (Jack Nicholson) manages to be committed to a psychiatric hospital. There he…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6208