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Films By Douglas Sirk

La Habanera was the last feature Sirk made in Germany (he shot several short films with students in Munich after he left Hollywood). In Jon Haiiiday's book-length interview with him, Sirk describes it as "irony dressed up as romanticism", an apt description, in fact, for all of his work. Its ... Read more
For those familiar only with Sirk's later American work, Zu Neuen Ufem will come as something of a surprise. Like most of the other films he made in Germany (particularly Stutzen der Gesellschaft (1935), which improves on Ibsen's Pillars of Society, the remarkable Schlussakord (1936), and La ... Read more
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