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Uncle Tom's Cabin (1965)
"Onkel Toms Hütte" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1 January 1969 (USA)
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In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.

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John Kitzmiller ...
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Olive Moorefield ...
Cassy
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Saint-Claire
Catana Cayetano ...
Eliza
Michaela May ...
Little Eva (as Gertraud Mittermayr)
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Harriet
Charles Fawcett ...
Mr. Shelby
Vilma Degischer ...
Mrs. Shelby
Thomas Fritsch ...
George Shelby
Bibi Jelinek ...
Virginia
George Goodman ...
Sambo
Juliette Gréco ...
Dinah
Harold Bradley ...
Harris
Eleonora Rossi Drago ...
Mrs. Saint-Claire
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In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.

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The REAL story of how it all happened--the SLAVES, the MASTERS, the LOVERS!

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Release Date:

1 January 1969 (USA)  »

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Uncle Tom's Cabin  »

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DEM 4,200,000 (estimated)
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Captivating songs and interesting camerawork
3 March 2000 | by (Trivandrum, Kerala, India) – See all my reviews

I saw this film some 20 years ago. Yet I rate it as an unusually interesting film 20 years later because of the marvellous songs and the interesting use of modern shots of the skyscrapers at the beginning of the film. While the film is true to Harriet Beecher Stowe's story, the director's implicit comparison of the past and present America (skyscraper skyline shown during the credits) is interesting. Eartha Kitt's song at the end is unforgettable. The film is distinctly European (the director is Hungarian) in style and the story and songs could merit a re-release. Herbert Lom is notable among the actors.


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