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LIEBELEI

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(Max Ophüls) In turn of the century Vienna, a dropped opera glass sparks instant romance between Magda Schneider (Romy’s mom) and philandering lieutenant Wolfgang Liebeneiner. But he’s got a duel date with aggrieved husband Gustaf Gründgens (real-life subject of Mephisto). Adapted from Schnitzler’s play. Approx. 88 min. 35mm.

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“Ophuls’ lyrical direction and Franz Planer’s glistening photography create an evocative picture of old Vienna, with nocturnal sleigh rides through snowy woods an duels at twilight.”
– Leonard Maltin