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La leggenda di Kaspar Hauser (2012)

Arriving on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community.

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Credited cast:
... Duchessa (Duchess)
... Pusher / Sheriff
... Puttana (Whore)
... Prete (Priest)
Silvia Calderoni ... Kaspar Hauser
Marco Lampis ... Drago
Tonino Fenu ... Asinaro (Mule Man)
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Arrived on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community. To get rid of the blond intruder, she seeks the assistance of Pusher, a criminal with whom he has a relationship, who knows how to get rid of the "enemy". Too bad he did not reckon with the Sheriff, a DJ who considers Kaspar as the new Messiah. Written by Davide Manuli

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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a mule could have done better
1 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

The idea behind the movie is interesting, an innocent man unable even to speak is founded on a shore of a mysterious island and then educated to life, but the result is terribly boring and without any ideas both visually and in meaning. the visual setting of the film is clearly derivative of Ciprì and Maresco, particularly Paviglianiti, but the vulgar here is only hinted at by the figure of the dwarf and the donkey driver, and remains very little to counteract the characters that should be elevated as the Sheriff and the Countess with the rest. Terrible even from the technical point of view, with dialogues sometimes incomprehensible due to the bad sound. I save only the music.


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