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Europa (Zentropa) (1991)

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Starring (View all)
Jean-Marc Barr Jean-Marc Barr
Leopold Kessler
Barbara Sukowa Barbara Sukowa
Katharina Hartmann
Udo Kier Udo Kier
Lawrence Hartmann
Ernst-Hugo Järegård Ernst-Hugo Järegård
Uncle Kessler
Erik Mørk Erik Mørk
Pater
Eddie Constantine Eddie Constantine
Colonel Harris
Max von Sydow Max von Sydow
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A good movie

7 years, 5 months ago at Aug 15 8:29
Like the other movies directed by Lars von Trier, as usual, I had a rather hard time to connect with it as the narrative structure was really obscure which made for a quite mesmerizing but also rather frustrating viewing. Basically, what did he try to achieve with this tale? Difficult to say… Roger Ebert had an interesting theory that the film was about the severe pains ending in death inflecte... read more
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An American of German descent arrives in post-war Germany 1945. His uncle gets him a job on the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor. The American's wish is to be neutral to the ongoing purges of loyalists by the Allied forces and do what he can to help a hurting country, but he finds himself being used by both the Americans and the influential family that owns the railroad. After falling in love with the railroad magnate's daughter, he finds that he can't remain neutral and must make some difficult choices.
Release date: 27 June 1991
UPC: 786936204384
Tags: Drama (9), Denmark (7), War (5), Surreal (5), Germany (4), Switzerland (3), 1990s (3), WWII (3), WW II (2), Danish (2), 1991 (2), France (2), Partisan (1), Shadow (1), Chain Link Fence (1), Uniform (1), Whispering (1), Count Down (1), Sort (1), Railroad Track (1)
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" Date: 11/14/2020 Viewed: Criterion Channel First Viewing Note: I always wanted to see this movie for years because it looks amazing. Not to mention, I'm a fan of Lars von Trier and I still haven't seen all of his movies. His Europa trilogy movies such as The Element of Crime (1984) and Epidemic (1987) are hard to find and I can never find them in good quality. Fortunately, Criterion owns this movie and you can watch it on their streaming service (As of 12/14/2020). I did try to watch this mo"


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