Despair Movie Review 1978

Information and Film Reviews for Despair the Movie

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A chilling and comic study of a victimized chocolate factory owner's descent into madness, set against the backdrop of the Nazi rise to power in the 1930s. Adapted from the Nabokov novel by Tom Stoppard.

Distribution

German Language Video Center, 7625 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, IN 46226-5298, Phone: (317)547-1257, Fax: (317)547-1263, Email: glve@indy.net, URL: http://www.germanvideo.com

Available on VHS
Running time 120 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

Genres
World War II, Nazis & Other Paramilitary Slugs, Sanity Check, Books to Film: Vladimir Nabokov
Screenplay
Tom Stoppard
Cast
Dirk Bogarde, Andrea Ferreol, Volker Spengler, Klaus Lowitsch
Cinematography
Michael Ballhaus
Director
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Music
Peer Raben
Producer
New Line Cinema

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