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Le roman de Werther (1938)

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Jean Galland ...
Albert Hochstätter
Jean Périer ...
President
Henri Guisol ...
Scherz
Roger Legris ...
Franz
Georges Vitray ...
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Jean Buquet
Philippe Richard
Geno Ferny ...
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Léonce Corne ...
Le majordome
Denise Kerny
Edmond Beauchamp ...
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Charles Nossent ...
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Paulette Pax ...
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A romantic comedy adaptation of the classic
7 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

This was Ophuls rendering on film of Goethe's classic. Although not the best of his work, the acting is quite good. The most remarkable aspects are the cinematography and the direction. There is a with very interesting use of lighting, with pools of light drawing attention to specific parts of the set and characters, more typical of theater than 30's cinema. But the direction uses others devices to avoid the "stagy" look, like the interposition of objects between the camera and the action to create depth, sometimes using deep focus. But that was shortly before Citizen Kane...


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