EFC II #72 – The Blue Angel {Der Blaue Engel} (1930)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#72 – The Blue Angel {Der Blaue Engel} (1930)
Dir. Josef von Sternberg
Starring: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers, Rolf Müller, Charles Puffy, Reinhold Bernt

The seventy-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Josef von Sternberg’s stark tale of the dangers of ill fated romance, in one of Germany’s first sound films, The Blue Angel.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it can be quite bleak and slow paced at times, but it’s still an impeccably performed and staged film.

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