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Udo Schenk ...
Ludwig Bodmer
Rainer Hunold ...
Georg Kroll
Karina Thayenthal ...
Isabelle
Marina Krogull ...
Gerda Schneider
Elfi Eschke ...
Lisa Watzek
Heinz Schimmelpfennig ...
Riesenfeld
Jean-Paul Raths ...
Heinrich Kroll
Joachim Bernhard ...
Willy
Petra Maria Grühn ...
Renée
Werner Eichhorn ...
Feldwebel Knopf
Karin Grüger ...
Fritzi
Ilona Schneider ...
Puffmutter
Frauke Janssen ...
Rosa
Stephan Schwartz ...
Otto Bambus
Siegfried Grönig ...
Hungermann
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My Favorite Novel
1 January 2004 | by (Alabama, USA) – See all my reviews

Two or three years ago, my dad got me a beaten and worn copy of Remarque's The Black Obelisk. It is one of my favorite novels, and I'm surprised that it's so obscure in the English-speaking world. Here, people only know Remarque because of All Quiet on the Western Front, but I prefer much of his later work. If anyone has seen this movie, I'd like to know how it was on screen. I've always wondered what a movie version of The Black Obelisk would be like.


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