Hotel Imperial


(Mauritz Stiller, 1927).
Strong on atmosphere and impressive camera work, this tale of espionage set in Austria during World War I is by far the best American film of the great Swedish director who discovered Greta Garbo.

Mon., Oct. 20, 8:30 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 22, 7 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 30, 2 p.m., 2008

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 8, 2008

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