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Genghis Cohn

  • Film

Time Out says

Twelve years on, Jewish stand-up comic Cohn (Sher) returns to haunt the SS officer (Lindsay) - now a successful Bavarian police commissioner - who commanded the firing squad which executed him. At the same time, the town is beset by a series of bizarre murders of lovers caught in flagrante, and rumour, intrigue and ambition tip the community into self-destructive chaos. Not a bad idea (from a novel by Romain Gary), and not exactly a bad film - but the black comedy would be far blacker and funnier if the direction and acting weren't so awfully, awfully theatrical.
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Release Details

  • Duration:80 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Elijah Moshinsky
  • Screenwriter:Stanley Price
  • Cast:
    • Anthony Sher
    • Robert Lindsay
    • Diana Rigg
    • John Wells
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