• 0%
    0 votes
  • Rate this movie
    What did you think?
  • 4
    watchers
  • 6
    plays
  • 429
    collected
  • 6
    lists
PosterPoster

Dance of the Seven Veils 1970

Advertisement
Pl d 01
Hide ads with
VIP
  • 1970-02-15
  • 59 mins
  • Ken Russell
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy, Music, Drama
Advertisement
Am m 01
Hide ads with
VIP
A comic strip in 7 episodes on the life of Richard Strauss 1864-1949

Russell's composer biopics were usually labours of love. This was the opposite: he regarded Strauss's music as "bombastic, sham and hollow", and despised the composer for claiming to be apolitical while cosying up to the Nazi regime. The film depicts Strauss in a variety of grotesquely caricatured situations: attacked by nuns after adopting Nietzsche's philosophy, he fights duels with jealous husbands, literally batters his critics into submission with his music and glorifies the women in his life and fantasies. (BFI Screenonline)

Advertisement
Am d 01
Hide ads with
VIP
Advertisement
Am m 06
Hide ads with
VIP
Advertisement
Cb d 01
Hide ads with
VIP
Advertisement
Am m 04
Hide ads with
VIP

If you like Dance of the Seven Veils, check out...

Loading...