Tag: Faust

Gösta Ekman as Faust

Faust

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     28 August   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe born, 1749 On this day in 1749, the writer, philosopher and German statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born, in Frankfurt am Main, then an Imperial Free City

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Mia Wasikowska and pet dog in Tracks

18 August 2014-08-18

  Out in the UK This Week     Tracks (E One, cert 12, Blu-ray/DVD/digital) This adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s book about her 2,000 mile solo trek across the Australian desert almost says more about the camels than it does about the woman who became known as the Camel Lady.

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Emil Jannings as Mephisto in Faust

Faust

      It says a lot about the continuing differences between the Old World and the New that not one of the many stabs at a straightforward cinematic version of Faust is American. The tale of the old man who sells his soul to have his youth back and

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