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Dr. Fischer of Geneva (1984)

Dr. Fischer has an unusual hobby, to expose human greed. How much humiliation will his fellow man endure enticed by valuable presents? Dignity for money. Death for money?

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Richard Broke (screenplay), Graham Greene (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Mason ... Dr. Fischer
Alan Bates ... Dr. Alfred Jones
Greta Scacchi ... Anna-Luise Fischer
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ... Mrs. Montgomery (as Clarissa Kaye)
Hugh Burden ... Divisionaire Krueger
David de Keyser David de Keyser ... Belmont
Jacques Herlin ... Kips
Cyril Cusack ... Steiner
Barry Humphries ... Richard Deane
Nicholas Le Prevost ... Albert
Simon Chandler ... Doctor
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Dr. Fischer has an unusual hobby, to expose human greed. How much humiliation will his fellow man endure enticed by valuable presents? Dignity for money. Death for money?

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr. Fischer aus Genf See more »

Filming Locations:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Final movie of Hugh Burden (Divisionaire Krueger). See more »

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Humiliating
26 March 2006 | by HMVincentSee all my reviews

I haven't seen this since it aired twenty years ago. How I would love to see it again, to see the excruciating, humiliating dinner parties with the "toads" as guests, greedy for their gifts from the host for whom they care nothing. The last party, so beautiful with the torches and carpets outside in the snow, has the one trick gift that will put an end to it all. The principals turn in wonderful performances, and there are a number of character actors whose performances are memorable.

Please, let us see this on DVD, before there is no one left to add commentary.


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