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Machorka-Muff (1963)

A satirical attack on West Germany's re-armament and revival of militaristic tradition in the Adenauer era.

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Heinrich Böll (story "Hauptstädtisches Journal"), Jean-Marie Straub (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Erich Kuby Erich Kuby ... Oberst Erich von Machorka-Muff
Renate Lang Renate Lang ... Inniga von Zaster-Pehnunz
Guenther Strupp Guenther Strupp
Rolf Thiede Rolf Thiede
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A satirical attack on West Germany's re-armament and revival of militaristic tradition in the Adenauer era.

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Short | Comedy | Drama

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West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

23 February 1969 (USA) See more »

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atlas Film, Cineropafilm See more »
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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Mono
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Referenced in Wie will ich lustig lachen (1984) See more »

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Those Nazi Boys
4 August 2016 | by mrdonleoneSee all my reviews

Great performances of uniformed men (Nazi's?) in town, great musical arrangements on the side and a lot of cultural references and newspaper headlines here. Furthermore a pretty boring total spectacle, for next to some religious philosophy the film itself only offers us some nice images, mostly the faces of the Nazi men responsible for it remain on the back of your head after viewing this flick. What beautiful eyes those Nazi boys had! As if the direction was focused mainly upon pardoning one's own responsible activities in the Second World War. But why didn't the woman near the ending have no armpit hair where there definitely should have been knowing the Germans in those days the way I do??


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