A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons. Written by
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Hungary's official submission to the 1982's Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category. See more
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[Hendrik stumbles upon some soldiers beating up a Jew
They must be drunk.
Referenced in Discovering 'Evil Dead'
Written by Johann Strauss
(as Johann Strauss) See more