Tag Archives: Klaus Kinski

Shuji Terayama – Les Fruits de la passion AKA Fruits of Passion (1981)

Shuji Terayama adapted his 1981 film, The Fruits of Passion, from the eponymous Pauline Reage’s sequel to her well regarded book, The Story of O. However, ‘adapted’ is used very loosely in this instance, as Terayama uses the opportunity to completely reshape the structure of the novel, and use only it’s themes and characters to create a story that is uniquely his. According to the credits, the text of the narration and O’s dialogue itself was taken directly from the short novel, but everything else is pure Terayama. Read More »

Various – Nosferatu a Venezia AKA Vampire in Venice (1988)

Professor Paris Catalano visits Venice, to investigate the last known appearance of the famous vampire Nosferatu during the carnival of 1786. Read More »

Gianfranco Parolini – Cinque per l’inferno AKA Five Into Hell (1969)

John Garko is a fun-loving leader of a bunch of oddball G.I.s whose mission is to steal the German’s…

FIVE FOR HELL (1969) ITALY

Director – Gianfranco Parolini (Frank Kramer)

“Gianni (John) Garko is a fun-loving leader of a bunch of oddball G.I.s whose mission is to steal the German’s secret attack plans from a villa behind enemy lines, where they run into a brutal Nazi commander (Klaus Kinski).” Read More »

Frank Cassenti – La chanson de Roland [Composite] (1978)

IMDb storyline: Roland des Roncesvalles is a legendary knight from the age of chivalry in France. In the 11th-century epic La Chanson de Roland, he is depicted as a key figure in halting the advance of the Arabs into France. In this story, the 10th-century legend is staged by a group of 12th-century pilgrims using the 11th-century poem. Their acting is interrupted by a violent peasant uprising, which kills many of the pilgrims. However, one of the survivors, is converted to the peasant cause and later speaks out in favor of more just treatment for the downtrodden. (Written by Ulf Kjell Gür) Read More »

Fernando Di Leo – La bestia uccide a sangue freddo AKA Slaughter Hotel AKA Cold Blooded Beast (1971)

Synopsis:
A rehabilitation hospital in the Italian countryside, which offers treatment for women suffering from various psychological disorders, is stalked by a mysterious cloaked killer. Read More »

Werner Herzog – Mein liebster Feind – Klaus Kinski AKA My Best Fiend (1999)

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The love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski is utterly puzzling to outsiders. The film is about the deep trust between an actor and a director and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another. Read More »

Damiano Damiani – El chuncho, quien sabe? AKA A Bullet for the General (1967)

Synopsis:
In the rough years of the revolution in Mexico, the hardened bandit chief, El Chucho, is in need of arms, ammunition, and a much-sought-after machine gun to support the leader of the revolution, the rebel General, Elías. With this in mind, Chucho attacks a government supply train and gets an unforeseen assistance from Bill Tate–the American gringo in the impeccable suit–with whom will soon become friends. Now, Bill is truly indispensable to the gang, however, could he be hiding his true objective behind a boyish and calm face? Read More »