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Young Emma comes to her grandmother Dolly's for the summer and learns to her horror that a dastardly neighbor--known by Emma and the local children as "the Alligator"--is planning to send his late uncle's horse Mississippi to the knacker's yard. Emma manages with the help of her grandmother and the
A man with a severe case of cerebal palsy reveals his experiences with many women.
A tragically comic story about two very dissimilar brothers who finally face their past.
Trapped in the waiting room of a Manila aiport while their flight is delayed, a group of restless German travelers and tourists reveal their good and bad traits.
In 1796 the poet Friedrich Holderlin became a private tutor in the house of Gontard. Soon, Holderlin and Gontard's wife Susette begin an affair. But the friend who recommended Holderlin to the position is in love with him, and, jealous, reports the affair to Susette's husband. Thrown out, Holderlin
Based on a true story, the film paints a psychological portrait of Gesche Gottfried, notorious in 19th century Bremen for fatally poisoning 15 people. This loving mother and devoted wife killed off her parents, her brother, two husbands, three children, and numerous friends. When finally arrested, s
Following the death of her cold-blooded father, a virginal librarian marries a tyrannical sadist and strives to be a dutiful housewife.
Two murder investigators are caught up in a morass of racist crime.
The story about the next wave of radicals after the idealists of 1968 and the Baader-Meinhof terrorists of the 1970's, the bored bourgeois looking for the latest kick.
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, a Jewish woman escapes from a train bound for death camp and is taken in by a a peasant landowner. The two engage is a tumultuous love affair which serves ultimately as a metaphor for the conscience of a nation deeply conflicted by its simultaneous sympathy for
In search of his missing wife, a man uncovers a deadly motive for her behavior.
Taken from Alfred Doblin's 1929 novel, the plot revolves around Franz Biberkopf who gets out of prison determined to live respectably. However, Franz takes up with Reinhold, a gangster, and a strange, symbiotic relationship develops resulting in murder.
A wealthy couple, with a daughter Angela, a young teen who walks with crutches, tells each other they are off for the weekend on business (he to Oslo, she to Milan). Actually, both are meeting their lovers, and both go to the family's county home, Traunitz castle. Surprising each other, there's sophisticated laughter; they decide to continue as planned. Dinner, however, is interrupted by the arrival of Angela and her mute attendant, also named Traunitz. The next day, the child initiates a game of "Chinese roulette," in which one team tries to guess which of them the other team is thinking of by asking questions. The game has an edge of cruelty and the results are explosive.
Walter, a German anarchist poet, is short of money after his publisher refuses to give him an advance. He tries various ways of raising money, including shooting one of his mistresses and relying on the life savings of a woman from the country who is fanatically devoted to him. He also has to contend with his long-suffering wife, his fly-obsessed crazy brother, his other mistress and a police murder investigation.
Emma Kuster''s husband inexplicably goes crazy at the factory where he''s worked for some 20 years, killing the boss''s son and then himself. In the aftermath, the grieving, naive widow is eaten alive by the press, her predatory daughter, and an upper-class husband and wife who wat to politicize Herr Kuster''s last act into a worker''s wrong-headed but revolutionary blow against capitalism.
A young beauty married to an older man has a brief, and eventually tragic, affair.
A successful fashion designer abandons a sado-masochistic relationship with her female assistant in favor of a love affair with a beautiful young woman.
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