Jew-Boy Levi

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Slight, clichéd and often overly theatrical, this account of the rise of anti-Semitism, as suffered by a cattledealer in love with an Aryan girl wooed by one of her own kind, in a Black Forest farming community in 1935 never offers insights of originality or interest. Every development is signposted, and the only surprise is that Eva Mattes, once a sexy Fassbinder siren, can now so convincingly play a lumpenly bovine hausfrau. (From a play by Thomas Strittmatter.

By: GA

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Duration: 97 mins

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Director: Didi Danquart
Screenwriter: Didi Danquart, Martina Döcker
Cast: Bruno Cathomas
Caroline Ebner
Martina Gedeck
Ulrich Noethen
Eva Mattes
Gerhard Olschewski
Bernd Michael Lade
Günther Knecht
Alexander May
Stefan Merki
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