Tag Archives: Claude Jade

Michel Subiela – Le collectionneur des cerveaux aka The Collector of Brains (1976)

A young pianist is shocked when she witnesses a strange chess tournament with a robot. Could there be a gruesome secret behind this exhibition? Read More »

Eriprando Visconti – Una spirale di nebbia AKA A Spiral of Mist (1977)

The lovely Maria Teresa is unhappily married with the impotent lawyer Marcello. Maria Teresa’s marriage is contrasted by the passionate Valeria, who is killed during a chase. Is Valeria’s husband the murderer? Maria Teresa helps him… Read More »

Leonid Ejdlin & Sergei Yutkevich – Lenin v Parizhe AKA Lenin in Paris (1981)

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Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin spent four years in Paris (1909–1912), and this historical docudrama explores those years with a certain amount of humor. Lenin is shown visiting with friends, the meetings with his later mistress Inessa Armand (in the movie she is in love with a young communist, Trofimoff), while several of his philosophical views and economic and political theories are mouthed by a former colleague who narrates the film and brings the material into the present. Read More »