(Slatan Dadow, 1932). Although largely lacking in satiric humor, Kuhle Wampe, directed from a script by Bertolt Brecht is the most fascinatingly Brechtian of the playwrights several film projects. In its uninflected way, this sweetly didactic account of unemployment in Weimar Berlin anticipates the Godard films of the late 60s. Hans Eisler wrote the stirring score which contributed at least one Communist anthem.
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