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Mephisto

Synopsis
Feature film. A study of Nazi Germany loosely based on personalities of the time. A provincial actor in 1920s and 1930s Germany finds his success is interrupted by Nazism. Based on the novel by Klaus Mann.
Language
English
Country
Hungary
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 114 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1981
Availability
Hire
Uses
Courses discussing National Socialism and German politics; propaganda studies.*
Subjects
History
Keywords
cinema; Germany; Nazi Germany

Credits

Director
István Szabó
Writer
István Szabó; Péter Dobai
Cast
Ildikó Bánsági 
Klaus Maria Brandauer 
Rolf Hoppe 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Mafilm (Studio Objectiv)

Distributor

Name

BFI Film Bookings Unit

Email
bookings.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8938 / 8935
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

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