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Dorian Gray im Spiegel der Boulevardpresse (1984)

Our organization will create a human being whom we can shape and manipulate according to our needs. Dorian Gray: young, rich and handsome. We will make him, seduce him and break him.

Director:

Ulrike Ottinger

Writer:

Ulrike Ottinger
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Credited cast:
Veruschka von Lehndorff ... Dorian Gray
Delphine Seyrig ... Dr. Mabuse
Tabea Blumenschein Tabea Blumenschein
Toyo Tanaka Toyo Tanaka
Irm Hermann
Magdalena Montezuma
Barbara Valentin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luc Alexander Luc Alexander
Horst Benrath Horst Benrath
Jonathan Briel Jonathan Briel
Roderick Castillo Roderick Castillo
Robbie Darsano Robbie Darsano
Victor Dzidzonou Victor Dzidzonou
Fritz Ewert Fritz Ewert
Don Grant Don Grant
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Our organization will create a human being whom we can shape and manipulate according to our needs. Dorian Gray: young, rich and handsome. We will make him, seduce him and break him.

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

9 March 1984 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Image of Dorian Gray in the Yellow Press See more »

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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long & bizarre
3 January 2006 | by chinpengSee all my reviews

Dorian Gray becomes a tool of an international conspiracy. The plot is pretty wild and there's no point in trying to explain it because it's secondary to the value of this film. It's mainly about photography, set designs, and costumes. The film is basically eye candy. It succeeds to entertain if you can actually sit through the whole thing. Great visuals. Some scenes drag a little bit. Imagine John Waters and Matthew Barney collaborating on a James Bond film. There is no consistent aesthetic here, it's just kind of random. Something good for when you're in a strange mood or don't feel like seeing something predictable.


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