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Pandora's Box (The Criterion Collection 2-disc Special Edition DVD)

2 Ratings: 5.0
The Criterion Collection's Special Edition DVD of the classic 1929 German melodrama.

  Pandora’s Box   Georg Wilhelm Pabst Germany 1929 133 minutes Black and White 1.33:1 German 358    Synopsis One of the masters of early German cinema, G. W. Pabst had an innate talent for discovering actresses … see full wiki

Genre: Classics, Drama, Foreign, Gay & Lesbian, Romance
Release Date: 1929
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about Pandora's Box (The Criterion Collection...
review by . December 22, 2008
posted in Cinema of Silence
Die Bücshe der Pandora
-This review pertains to the Criterion Collection's 2-disc Special Edition DVD of Pandora's Box-      Georg Wilhelm Pabst's 1929 film Pandora's Box is a masterful melodrama. Based on Frank Wedekind's character Lulu, Pandora's Box is a classic of German cinema detailing the life and downward spiral of a sexually vivacious yet innocent young woman. The original plays (Earth Spirit and Pandora's Box), which served as inspiration, were vast and rambling accounts of Lulu's many …
Quick Tip by . March 28, 2010
posted in Reel Overseas
The most important film of director G.W. Pabst & an all-time classic of German cinema. A silent film lover's feast!
review by . April 19, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
One of the last great works of the silent cinema, G.W. Pabst's PANDORA'S BOX was cruelly-ignored and dismissed by both audiences and critics upon it's original release in 1929. It wasn't until the George Eastman House revived the movie in the 1950s' that it finally started to receive it's full recognition--and resurrected it's luminous star Louise Brooks from an impoverished, destitute existence in New York in the process.    Based on two separate German plays written by Frank …
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