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Black Sin (1990)

Schwarze Sünde (original title)
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Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Andreas von Rauch, Vladimir Baratta, Martina Baratta
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Two segments. The first one arranges six stories from Cesare Pavese's "Dialoghi con Leucò", taken from classical mythology. The second segment is taken from Pavese's novel "La luna e i falò... See full summary »

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Olimpia Carlisi, Guido Lombardi, Gino Felici
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This movie is the sequel of Straub and Huillet's Dalla nube alla resistenza and like its prequel is inspired by Cesare Pavese's book Dialoghi con Leucò.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Angela Nugara, Vittorio Vigneri, Grazia Orsi
Music | Drama
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Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Günter Reich, Louis Devos, Eva Csapo
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Director: Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Andrea Bacci, Dario Marconcini
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Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Christian Heinisch, Nazzareno Bianconi, Mario Adorf
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A teenaged girl is executed for going against a king's wishes and honoring her brother's death.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Astrid Ofner, Ursula Ofner, Hans Diehl
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Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Gottfried Bold, Johann Unterpertinger, Henri Ludwigg
Directors: Cornelia Geiser, Jean-Marie Straub
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Director: Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Irm Hermann, Kristin Peterson, Hanna Schygulla
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Director: Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Günther Peter Straschek, Danièle Huillet, Peter Nestler
Kommunisten (2014)
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Director: Jean-Marie Straub
Stars: Franco Fortini, Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
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String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 - III. Der schwer gefaßte Entschluß
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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So boring
30 June 2015 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

I guess film is really not an option by this work by Friedrich Hölderlin. I highly recommend to either just watch it or go to a theater and watch a live performance although this could turn out equally bad. "Black Sin" is a 40-minute movie by Danièle Huillet (also appears shortly in this film near the end) and Jean-Marie Straub from 25 years ago. These two worked together a lot and thankfully most of their other work is far superior to this short film. Really, it's basically two men talking all the time somewhere in the nature. The dialogs are far too pretentious to understand and the line delivery by one of them (the younger) is horrible and by the other mediocre. There is not a single aspect about this movie I can recommend. But one of the worst is probably the non-existing direction. Either we see mountains or we see a man from his neck down. There is basically nothing more than these 2 camera shots, always one after the other. Highly not recommended, unless you are looking for a cure for your insomnia.


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