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Circles of desire: the films of Max Ophuls

Document author(s):
David Thomson
Document source:
National Film Theatre (London, England)
Publication date:
September 2000
Document language:
English
Document type:
program
Number of pages:
8
Source pagination:
13-20
Document name subject:
Max Ophüls and Robert Siodmak
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and United States
Film language(s):
Dutch, English, French, German, and Italian
Film production company:
Cinetone Productie Maatschappij, Columbia Pictures, Compagnie des Grands Artistes Internationaux, Eden Productions, Elite Tonfilm Prod., GmbH, Enterprise Studios, Film Indus, Franco London Films, Gamma Films, Gray-Film, Les Films Excelsior, Novella Films, Oska Films, Reichsliga-Film GmbH, Rizzoli Film Sp.A., Sacha Gordine, Stera Films, UFA, Universal Pictures, and Universal-International
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Biographical, Comedy, Drama, Feature, Film noir, Historical, Melodrama, Mystery, Opera, Romance, and Short
Film subject(s):
  • Actresses -- Drama
  • Adultery -- Drama
  • Adultery -- France -- Drama
  • Arranged marriage -- Czechoslovakia -- Drama
  • Austria -- History -- 1867-1918 -- Drama
  • Bank employees -- Netherlands -- Drama
  • Circus -- Drama
  • Courtesans -- Drama
  • Dancers -- Drama
  • Dueling -- France -- Drama
  • Extortion -- Drama
  • Family life -- Germany -- Drama
  • Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, 1863-1914 -- Drama
  • Gangsters -- Drama
  • Geishas -- Japan -- Drama
  • Ghosts -- Drama
  • Honor -- Drama
  • Inheritance and succession -- Germany -- Drama
  • Irish, William, 1903-1968. Phantom lady -- Film and video adaptations
  • Letters -- Drama
  • Love -- Drama
  • Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, 1845-1886 -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Austria -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- France -- Drama
  • Marriage -- Drama
  • Marriage -- United States -- Drama
  • Marriage brokerage -- Czechoslovakia -- Drama
  • Married women -- United States -- Drama
  • Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893 -- Film and video adaptations
  • Mental illness -- United States -- Drama
  • Middle class -- California -- Drama
  • Montez, Lola, 1818-1861 -- Drama
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Drama
  • Murder -- Investigation -- New York -- Drama
  • Musicians -- Austria -- Drama
  • Physicians -- United States -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- Drama
  • Rich people -- United States -- Drama
  • Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931. Liebelei -- Film and video adaptations
  • Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931. Reigen -- Film and video adaptations
  • Smetana, Bedrich, 1824-1884. Prodana nevesta -- Film and video adaptations
  • Soldiers -- Austria -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- France -- Drama
  • Unmarried mothers -- Austria -- Drama
  • Unmarried mothers -- Drama
  • Upper class -- France -- Drama
  • Wife abuse -- United States -- Drama
  • Yoshiwara (Tokyo, Japan) -- Social conditions -- Drama
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