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The Blue Angel (PG)* Tickets available on the door

Tue 18 June @ 8:00 pm

£7 – £10

The Blue Angel (PG) – 1930, Germany, subs, 106 mins

Director: Josef von Sternberg

Marlene Dietrich is sensational in her breakthrough role as Lola Lola, star attraction of The Blue Angel beer hall. Raunchy, witty, self-possessed, Lola exudes erotic power. ‘Beware of blonde women,’ she sings, but no-one heeds this advice – neither her schoolboy fans, nor their sexually repressed teacher (Emile Jannings) whose moral outrage dissolves in lust.

Loosely based on a novel by Heinrich Mann, Sternberg’s masterpiece is a dazzling construct of enigmatic lighting, décor and sound, featuring real-life stars of Weimar cabaret (Gerron, Valetti) and the now classic songs of Friedrich Hollaender. For leftist critics it lacked satirical edge, yet it conjures a transgressive realm that recalls the paintings of George Grosz and Otto Dix.

An enduring classic; its subversive vitality is undiminished

Doors open for fine wines and all manner of drinks at 7pm.  Film at 8pm

Details

Date:
Tue 18 June
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
£7 – £10

Venue

Totnes Cinema
27a High Street
Totnes, Devon TQ95NP
Phone:
01803 269 832
Website:
www.totnescinema.co.uk

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