Das Kleid (1961)

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Based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Emperor's New Clothes." Hans and Kumpan repeatedly try to enter a town surrounded by a tall, impenetrable wall, where everyone is apparently very ... See full summary »



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24 May 2000 | Hilda
| fairy-tale not like by socialist authorities
Das Kleid was forbidden by the GDR's censorship in 1961, as the authorities felt that this adaptation of Andersen's fairy-tale was too much of a criticism of their own dictatorship in socialist East-Germany. It's a beautifully done film with good camera angles and occasional expressionistic visions.

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Comedy | Fantasy


Release Date:

9 February 1991



Country of Origin

East Germany

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