The Merry Widow


Dir. Erich von Stroheim (1925).
Assigned to adapt Franz Leher’s chestnut, Stroheim enlivens the somewhat Americanized, if pleasingly lavish, proceedings with as much sexual pathology as he can sneak in.

Mon., Dec. 19, 6:45 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 14, 2011

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