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Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull 

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Series cast summary:
John Moulder-Brown ...  Felix Krull 5 episodes, 1982
Magali Noël ...  Mme Houpflé 5 episodes, 1982
Hans Heinz Moser Hans Heinz Moser ...  Herr Sturzil 5 episodes, 1982
Pierre Doris Pierre Doris ...  Detective 5 episodes, 1982
Alain Flick Alain Flick ...  Monsieur Machatschek 5 episodes, 1982
Klaus Schwarzkopf ...  Father Krull 5 episodes, 1982
Daphne Wagner Daphne Wagner ...  Mother Krull 5 episodes, 1982
Mareike Carrière ...  Olympia 5 episodes, 1982
Franziska Walser Franziska Walser ...  Genoveva 5 episodes, 1982
Oliver Wehe Oliver Wehe ...  Felix Krull 5 episodes, 1982
Rolf Zacher ...  Stanko 5 episodes, 1982
Rita Tushingham ...  Mrs. Twentyman 5 episodes, 1982
Vera Tschechowa ...  Maria Pia 5 episodes, 1982
Georgia Slowe ...  Zouzou 5 episodes, 1982
Fernando Rey ...  Professor Kuckuck 5 episodes, 1982
Kurt Raab ...  Sally Meerschaum 5 episodes, 1982
Nikolaus Paryla Nikolaus Paryla ...  Schimmelpreester 5 episodes, 1982
Despina Pajanou ...  Rosza 5 episodes, 1982
James Cossins ...  Lord Kilmarnock 5 episodes, 1982
Marie Colbin Marie Colbin ...  Zaza 5 episodes, 1982
Luís Beira Luís Beira ...  Uncredit 5 episodes, 1982
Joss Ackland ...  Mr. Twentyman 5 episodes, 1982
Dieter Augustin Dieter Augustin 5 episodes, 1982
Ulrich Beiger Ulrich Beiger 5 episodes, 1982
Wolfgang Dauscha Wolfgang Dauscha 5 episodes, 1982
Wolf Euba Wolf Euba 5 episodes, 1982
Peter Fricke 5 episodes, 1982
Benno Hoffmann Benno Hoffmann 5 episodes, 1982
Michael Janisch Michael Janisch 5 episodes, 1982
Richard Kogel Richard Kogel 5 episodes, 1982
Peter Lühr Peter Lühr 5 episodes, 1982
Bernard Musson Bernard Musson 5 episodes, 1982
Rainer Penkert Rainer Penkert 5 episodes, 1982
Sven Perko Sven Perko 5 episodes, 1982
Pierre-François Pistorio Pierre-François Pistorio ...  Venosta 5 episodes, 1982
Klaus Pohl Klaus Pohl 5 episodes, 1982
Hans Richter 5 episodes, 1982
Franz Rudnick Franz Rudnick 5 episodes, 1982
Volker Spengler 5 episodes, 1982
Goffredo Unger 5 episodes, 1982
Kurt Weinzierl Kurt Weinzierl 5 episodes, 1982
Vicco von Bülow Vicco von Bülow ...  Nachbar (Thomas Mann) 5 episodes, 1982
Donald Arthur Donald Arthur ...  Kriminalbeamter 5 episodes, 1982
Hannelore Elsner ...  Mme Houpflé 5 episodes, 1982
Michael Habeck ...  Monsieur Machatschek 5 episodes, 1982
Stephan Schwartz ...  Felix Krull 5 episodes, 1982
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Country:

Austria | West Germany | France

Language:

German

Release Date:

24 January 1982 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

As confissões de Felix Krull See more »

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Runtime:

(5 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A young man gains social and amorous advantages through deception and his good looks
15 February 2006 | by pauls-roomSee all my reviews

This is a masterful Bavarian TV production of "The Confessions of Felix Krull" by Thomas Mann. Bernhard Sinkel directs the action with complete attention to detail and a visual feast illustrating the elegance of the Belle Époque. The lush settings of the countryside, together with the extravagance of high society living in the towns are beautifully conveyed in this story of opportunism. John Moulder-Brown as Felix Krull is perfect for the role and gives a tour-de-force performance. His looks, his deportment and his smart clothes all add to the appearance of an increasingly confident young man who engages fully in society, taking all the advantages offered to him. With his boyish good looks and slim figure, he makes full use of these attributes to achieve several amorous adventures. But his goal is as a gentleman with in high society and he is unwilling to have long-term attachments, nevertheless enjoying them while they last. While he tricks his way along, it is more the case of pandering to those who see him in their own particular way than any true deviousness on his part. Ultimately he meets a family where his sensibilities to the mother and daughter, change his nature to a more understanding and compassionate level. Although I have only seen this production in German and yet do not understand the language, the quality of everything throughout overrides any barriers that this may cause. There is humour, passion and elegance throughout and you are left with the satisfied feeling of having had the opportunity of watching drama at its best.


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