Hungary, 1981, 146 min, Dir. Istvan Szabo, Not rated but unsuitable for children, Hungarian with English subtitles, Kino Lorber
Ends Thursday, 6/25
"Istvan Szabo's Mephisto is brilliant metaphorical filmmaking containing one of the more memorable film-acting performances." – Bruce McCabe, Boston Globe
Winner of Best Foreign Language film at the 1981 Academy Awards, Mephisto concerns a passionate, but struggling actor (Klaus Maria Brandauer) who remains in Germany during the Nazi regime and reaps the rewards of this Faustian pact by finally achieving the stardom he has long craved.
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