The life of cursed painter Egon Shiele, specialized in nudes, and on his late conflicting love for two women.

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Wally
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Adele Harms
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Tatjana von Mossig (as Nina Fallenstein)
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Gerti
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Dr. Stowel
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Benesch
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Fritz Goblirsch ...
Bistranek
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The life of cursed painter Egon Shiele, specialized in nudes, and on his late conflicting love for two women.

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27 May 1981 (West Germany)  »

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Egon Schiele - Exzess und Bestrafung  »

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Exploitation at its Finest
3 January 2004 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Unlike the previous reviewer I approached this movie as a fan of the exploitation genre. Given the date of production and the extensive nudity including close-up between the legs shots this movie definitely fits. Given this, the background of a good plot with an important historical context, and we have a very nice exploitation film. Nina Finkelstein is reported to be 16, played a 15 year old, at the time of filming, and while this is common in Europe it is still unusual today to see such extensive underage nudity in a film in the USA. It makes one think how in the US we have not come very far in our acceptance of art of this nature in the past 80+ years from the time of this story. Overall I give it an 8, and I would give it more if it was faster paced or Jane Birkin was more than a 32A.


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