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Fabian (1980)

Novel-based story of Jacob Fabian, a somewhat liberal Berlin advertising copywriter who witnesses the collapse of the prewar German society during the 1930s.

Director:

Wolf Gremm
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hans Peter Hallwachs Hans Peter Hallwachs ... Fabian
Hermann Lause Hermann Lause ... Labude
Silvia Janisch Silvia Janisch ... Cornelia
Mijanou Van Baarzel Mijanou Van Baarzel ... Frau Moll
Brigitte Mira ... Frau Hohlfeld
Ivan Desny ... Justizrat Labude
Charles Regnier Charles Regnier ... Erfinder
Ruth Niehaus Ruth Niehaus ... Ruth Relter
Carola Regnier Carola Regnier ... Frau Kulp
Roswitha Lippert Roswitha Lippert ... Frau Selow
Helma Seitz Helma Seitz ... Fabians Mutter
Edgar Wenzel Edgar Wenzel ... Dr. Moll
Herbert Leiser Herbert Leiser ... Wenzkat
Cristel Braak Cristel Braak ... Vera (as Christel Braak)
Gunter Berger Gunter Berger ... Münzer (as Gunther Berger)
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Novel-based story of Jacob Fabian, a somewhat liberal Berlin advertising copywriter who witnesses the collapse of the prewar German society during the 1930s.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 April 1980 (West Germany) See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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UNINSPIRED ADAPTATION
4 March 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

Faithful, may be too faithful, uninspired and spineless adaptation of Kãstner's novel. The cast was probably instructed to speak their lines as if they were reading the novel aloud: all the characters remain wooden puppets.

Neither 1931-Berlin nor a 1930's atmosphere comes across. Good sets and clothing alone is not enough.

The composer should have gone the same way as Fabian.


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