A Woman of No Importance (1936)

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Oscar Wilde adaptation ,a satire of British society, in which the father of a bastard son returns after two decades in India and challenges the son who doesn't know him to a duel over a woman they both want.


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25 October 2019 | brogmiller
| A version of no importance
What a dull, humourless and leaden version of Wilde this is despite the presence of Grundgens, Dorsch and Hoppe and the excellent UFA production values. Simply an opportunity to have a dig at the English class structure. One needs to have one's moral compass handy when viewing the films of Hans Steinhoff, some of which are first class, despite his being described by Billy Wilder as 'a talentless idiot'. This one however engenders no emotions at all having had the life drained out of it by Thea von Harbou's adaptation.

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15 April 1938



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Berlin, Germany

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