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The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez (1991)

Featuring music instead of any dialogue and set in a near Kafkaesque future, this loose remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari follows a bureaucrat whom mysterious Dr. Ramirez and his hideous sidekick want as their latest victim.

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Cesar
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Matt
Ron Vawter ...
Dr. Ramirez
Kate Valk ...
Sue
Gregory Wallace ...
Bruce
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Fat Man Looking for a Tax Break
Humbert Astredo ...
Man with Red Dodge
Paul Butler ...
Narc
Jim Clayburgh ...
Cop No. 2
Herb Downer ...
Morgue Attendant
Herbert Duarte ...
Cop No. 1's Son
Paul Eckstein ...
Janitor
Henderson Forsythe ...
Senior Member
Mateo Gómez ...
Disciple
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Featuring music instead of any dialogue and set in a near Kafkaesque future, this loose remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari follows a bureaucrat whom mysterious Dr. Ramirez and his hideous sidekick want as their latest victim.

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4 December 1991 (France)  »

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Le cabinet du Docteur Ramirez  »

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Conceived by Peter Sellars, an American theatre director, noted for his unique contemporary staging of classical and contemporary operas and plays. See more »

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Remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) See more »

Soundtracks

Die Harmonielehre
Composed by John Adams
Performed by San Francisco Symphony (as The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)
Conducted by Edo de Waart
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A wonderfully funny and twisted silent film with a great ending.
17 May 1999 | by (Louisville, KY, USA) – See all my reviews

Any time this movie can be found it must be seen...drop everything you're doing and watch this well-acted/directed silent movie. Cusack is perfect for the part. The film has no hickups in direction, and flows to a perfect ending. I highly recommend it, though it's very very hard to find.


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