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Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
"Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  15 July 1983 (Italy)
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On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses as well as the crew try to make the best out of the situation. When the director ... See full summary »

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Ricky, Schauspieler
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Sascha, Herstellungsleiter
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Fred, Ausstatter
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Mark, Coach
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Billi, Maskenbildnerin (as Monika Teuber)
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Candy, spanischer Aufnahmeleiter
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Mike, Kameramann (as Gianni di Luigi)
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On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses as well as the crew try to make the best out of the situation. When the director arrives the material is still missing and so they still wait and try to make the best out of the situation. When the material finally arrives all folks involved into the film find themselves in a weird situation. Jealousy, competition and despair are ruling. Nobody seems to be able to break through this atmosphere, so they all still try to make the best out of the situation, but this is probably not the way to finish the film. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Fassbinder missed it on this one.
10 June 2005 | by (Irvine, California) – See all my reviews

This film is supposed to be about the frustrations of film making. It certainly frustrated me with its endless boredom. The setting is an attractive Spanish seacoast resort with his usual large cast. The script is very poorly written or maybe there was no script. Just all ad-lib.

A far superior film about the frustrations of film making is Francois Truffaut's "Day For Night" made in 1973. It shows all the delays and how the cast can misbehave in an intriguing manner. It doesn't bore the viewer and you gain sympathy for the director who somehow must complete the film.


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