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The Complaint of an Empress (1990)

Die Klage der Kaiserin (original title)
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Mariko Aoyama Mariko Aoyama
Anne Marie Benati Anne Marie Benati
Bénédicte Billet Bénédicte Billet
Rolando Brenes Calvo Rolando Brenes Calvo
Antonio Carallo Antonio Carallo
Finola Cronin Finola Cronin
Dominique Duszynski Dominique Duszynski
Mechthild Großmann Mechthild Großmann
Barbara Hampel Barbara Hampel
Kyomi Ichida Kyomi Ichida
Urs Kaufmann Urs Kaufmann
Ed Kortlandt Ed Kortlandt
Beatrice Libonati Beatrice Libonati
Anne Martin Anne Martin
Dominique Mercy Dominique Mercy
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West Germany | France

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German

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13 November 1991 (France) See more »

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La plainte de l'impératrice See more »

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Beautiful
22 May 2014 | by SwzkiSee all my reviews

"The Complaint of an Empress" is more like a collection of random images, something like a collage. Most people would find the film boring and pointless, but I, for one, liked it immensely. It's all too quirky, too weird. Nothing makes sense, and there's no plot or dialogue. It's just random images, and sound. I guess it's comparable to Ron Fricke's work in a way. The scenes with the woman dressed as a bunny are very memorable. I think they are my favourites.

And this actually made me want to learn how to dance! The choreography is so marvelous, you want to dance just like the actors. So, yes, it's not your typical motion picture, but I really liked it.


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