Arriving on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community.
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Arrived on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community. To get rid of the blond intruder, she seeks the assistance of Pusher, a criminal with whom he has a relationship, who knows how to get rid of the "enemy". Too bad he did not reckon with the Sheriff, a DJ who considers Kaspar as the new Messiah. Written by
I wouldn't recommend this black and white movie to anyone who doesn't like electro music. Moreover, well made energetic soundtrack from DJ Vitalic is in my opinion the strongest part of The Legend of Kaspar Hauser.
There isn't much of a plot to speak but it's not a disadvantage. The movie itself is surreal, often funny, sometimes tedious (as some sequences are a little bit too long).
I found Manuli's vision fresh but it certainly won't reach all of the viewers.
6-7 out of 10
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