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The Devil Is a Woman (Caprice Espagno) (1935)

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Starring (View all)
Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich
Concha Perez
Lionel Atwill Lionel Atwill
Capt. Don Pasqual 'Pasqualito' Costelar
Edward Everett Horton Edward Everett Horton
Gov. Don Paquito 'Paquitito'
Alison Skipworth Alison Skipworth
Senora Perez
Cesar Romero Cesar Romero
Antonio Galvan
Don Alvarado Don Alvarado
Morenito
Tempe Pigott Tempe Pigott
Tuerta
Max Barwyn Max Barwyn
Pablo


Written by
John Dos Passos John Dos Passos
(adaptation)


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The Devil Is a Woman

11 years ago at Jan 29 8:08
The Devil Is a Woman is the last in a series of seven films which Marlene Dietrich and her svengali Josef von Sternberg made together. Each contained some kind of prophetic or weirdly autobiographical element within the storyline, and Devil comes across as the summation of their relationship being acted on film. It also happens to be the least of their series of films with an exaggerated performan... read more
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Description: Josef von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich went out with a bang in their final film together, The Devil Is a Woman, a surreal tale of erotic passion and danger set amid the tumult of carnival in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Spain. Through a series of flashbacks, Captain Costelar (Lionel Atwill) recounts to the young Antonio Galvan (Cesar Romero) the story of his harrowing affair with the notorious seductress Concha Perez (Dietrich), warning his listener to gird himself against her charms. Despite his counsel, Galvan falls under Concha’s spell, leading to a violent denouement. Ever the ornate visual stylist, von Sternberg evokes ... (more)
Release date: 19 April 1935
Tags: Romance (2), Drama (1), Comedy (1), Crime (1), Love (1), Duel (1), Woman (1), 1935 (1), Sort (1)
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"Dietrich/Sternberg-saagan väsähtäneen päätösosan kiinnekohtana on kaikkialta läpitunkeva Sternbergin katkeruus Marlenea ja kauniimpaa sukupuolta kohtaan. Dietrich on tässä(kin) totisesti perkeleellinen vamppi, johon kaikki originaljokeria myöten rakastuvat päätäpahkaa. Mitään mainitsemisenarvoista ei tosin tapahdu, rien."


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