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Kommunisten (2014)

Composed in six parts, Communists (Kommunisten) re-ignites scenes from the diverse filmography of Straub and Huillet, moving from Switzerland to Italy to Egypt, to chart a story of resistance across the 20th century.

Director:

Jean-Marie Straub

Writers:

Franco Fortini (text "I cani del Sinai"), Friedrich Hölderlin (text "Der Tod des Empedokles") | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Arnaud Dommerc Arnaud Dommerc ... (segment: "Le temps du mépris")
Jean-Marie Straub ... (segment: "Le temps du mépris") (voice)
Gilles Pandel Gilles Pandel ... (segment: "Le temps du mépris")
Barbara Ulrich ... (segment: "Le temps du mépris")
Aldo Fruttuosi Aldo Fruttuosi ... Ventura 'Faccia Cattiva' (segment: "L'espoir") (archive footage)
Rosalba Curatola Rosalba Curatola ... Siracusa (segment: "L'espoir") (archive footage)
Franco Fortini Franco Fortini ... Himself (segment: "Les Apuanes") (archive footage)
Andreas von Rauch Andreas von Rauch ... Empedokles (segment: "L'utopie communiste") (archive footage)
Vladimir Baratta Vladimir Baratta ... Pausanias (segment: "L'utopie communiste") (archive footage)
Danièle Huillet Danièle Huillet ... La femme (segment: "Le nouveau monde") (archive footage)
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Composed in six parts, Communists (Kommunisten) re-ignites scenes from the diverse filmography of Straub and Huillet, moving from Switzerland to Italy to Egypt, to chart a story of resistance across the 20th century.

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Country:

France | Switzerland

Language:

French | Italian | German

Release Date:

11 March 2015 (France) See more »

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Runtime:

(six parts)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Edited from Too Early/Too Late (1981) See more »

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National Anthem of the German Democratic Republic
Composed by Hanns Eisler
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