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Shadows and Fog (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 March 1992 (USA)
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With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Kirby ... Killer
... Kleinman
... Hacker
... Vigilante
... Vigilante
... Vigilante (as Daniel Von Bargen)
Camille Saviola ... Landlady
Tim Loomis ... Dwarf
Katy Dierlam ... Fat Lady
... Irmy
... Clown
... Marie
Dennis Vestunis ... Strongman
... Doctor
... Prostitute
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Storyline

A small and insignificant bookkeeper, Kleinman, is awoken one night by his neighbors who wants his help to track down a strangler who has been killing people all over town. The citizens form vigilance committees, but when Kleinman has dressed, his neighbors have disappeared. Meanwhile a circus has come to town. Irmy and Paul are two of the artists. After a fight, Irmy leaves the circus in the middle of the night. Eventually she meets Kleinman, scared and alone. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,111,314, 20 March 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,735,731
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The film was selected to screen out of competition at the Berlin Film Festival in 1992. See more »

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[first lines]
Hacker: Kleinman, Kleinman, open up! Kleinman! We know you're in there!
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When the White Lilacs Bloom Again
(1928)
Music by Franz Doelle
Poem by Fritz Rotter
Performed by Jack Hylton and His Orchestra (as The Jack Hylton Orchestra)
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Visualy Entertaing and very interesting.
12 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Shadows and Fog

starring: Woody Allen, Michale Kirby, Mia Farrow, and John Malkovich

In a small european like town, lives a very nervous clerk, who out of nowhere is awaken by a group of Vigilantes who are after a serial killer in the town who strikes in the fog at night. Klienman on the way meets a dark adventure with twists, turns, suspenseful encounters with the killer himself, a few lusty whores, a female sword swallower wanting a family, a Gifted investagator using primitive techniques, and a drunk but effective magician.

Coments: I feel that this film is very UNDERrated. It is a very good film in my opinoin. Here Woody Allen creates a totally new type of meaning to the words: Adventure and Nostalgia. With a whole ensemble of celebrites, and a dark mood and setting, this is one of Allens greatest films. ****


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