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Not Reconciled (1965)

Nicht versöhnt oder Es hilft nur Gewalt wo Gewalt herrscht (original title)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Heinrich Hargesheimer ...
Heinrich Fähmel at age 80
Carlheinz Hargesheimer ...
Heinrich Fähmel at age 35
Martha Staendner ...
Johanna Fähmel at age 70
Danièle Huillet ...
Johanna Fähmel at age 30 (as Daniele Straub)
Henning Harmssen ...
Robert Fähmel at age 40
Ulrich Hopmann ...
Robert Fähmel at age 18
Joachim Weiler ...
Joseph Fähmel
Eva-Maria Bold ...
Ruth Fähmel
Hiltraud Wegener ...
Ulrich von Thüna ...
Schrella at age 35
Ernst Kutzinski ...
Schrella at age 15
Karl Bodenschatz ...
Hotel porter
Heiner Braun ...
Alter Nettlinger
Georg Zander ...
Hugo / Ferdinand Progulske
Lutz Grubnau ...
Erster Abt


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Release Date:

20 April 1966 (France)  »

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Not Reconciled  »

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DEM 117,000 (estimated)

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Referenced in Wie will ich lustig lachen (1984) See more »


Ouverture from Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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pretty close to the book, if obliquely rendered
26 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you've read the book, the film makes pretty much sense. Then again, if you've read the book and didn't have a professor explain it to you, you probably didn't understand it anyway. I know I didn't until we discussed it in class. I can't imagine what you'd make of it if you'd never read the book though. There's a lot of symbolism that isn't really all that clear from the movie, I don't guess. You'd have no idea who anyone was or how they were related or what they were talking about if you hadn't read the book. I guess that's the thing, this movie won't make any sense if you haven't read the book, but I'm not altogether sure what it would add if you had. An interesting curiosity anyway.

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