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Mephisto (1981)

Unrated
144 min | Drama

A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi ...See moreA German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons. Written by Keith Loh See less
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Péter Dobai (screenplay) | István Szabó (screenplay) | Klaus Mann (novel)
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Updated Feb 11, 1981

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Mar 22, 1982 (United States)

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Klaus Maria Brandauer
Hendrik Höfgen Hendrik Höfgen   See fewer
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Krystyna Janda
Barbara Bruckner Barbara Bruckner   See fewer
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Ildikó Bánsági
Nicoletta von Niebuhr Nicoletta von Niebuhr   See fewer
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Rolf Hoppe
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György Cserhalmi
Hans Miklas Hans Miklas   See fewer
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Péter Andorai
Otto Ulrichs Otto Ulrichs   See fewer
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Karin Boyd
Juliette Martens Juliette Martens   See fewer
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Christine Harbort
Lotte Lindenthal Lotte Lindenthal   See fewer
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Oskar Kroge, színigazgató Oskar Kroge, színigazgató   See fewer
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Dora Martin, primadonna Dora Martin, primadonna   See fewer
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Mária Bisztrai
Motzné, tragika Motzné, tragika   See fewer
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Sándor Lukács
Rolf Bonetti, bonviván Rolf Bonetti, bonviván   See fewer
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Ágnes Bánfalvy
Angelika Siebert, naiva (as Bánfalvi Ágnes) Angelika Siebert, naiva (as Bánfalvi Ágnes)   See fewer
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Judit Hernádi
Rachel Mohrenwitz, drámai szende Rachel Mohrenwitz, drámai szende   See fewer
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Ida Versényi
Súgó Súgó   See fewer
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István Komlós
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Zdzislaw Mrozewski
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József Csör
Joachim, jellemszínész Joachim, jellemszínész   See fewer
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Christian Grashof
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Hédi Temessy
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Müller, kritikus Müller, kritikus   See fewer
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Hans Ulrich Laufer
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Kerstin Hellberg
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Irén Bordán
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Tamás Balikó
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Ödön Rubold
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István Palotai
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Bertalan Papp
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Rózsa Balogh
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Mónika Bognár
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Béla Bolykovszki
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Mária Fekete
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Katalin Fráter
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Martin Hellberg
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Magda Kalmár
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Bazsa Kiss
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7.8 / 10 | 8,643 votes