Coup de grace

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Subjects: Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: French, Summary is in English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Burbank, Calif. : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, 1983
Series: MCIS video collection C-87V
LC Classification: P, PQ
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in
Additional Authors: Schlöndorff, Volker
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Notes: French dialogue; English subtitles
Based on the novel by Marguerite Yourcenar
Credits: Director, Volker Schlöndorff; producer, Argos Films; story and screenplay, Genevieve Dormann
Cast: Margarethe von Trotta, Matthias Habich, Rudiger Kirschstein
Summary: In 1919, the Bolsheviks have toppled the Czar from the Russian throne. A mood of defeat and desolation hangs over the chilly Baltic provinces. To the country estate of Sophie (Margarethe von Trotta) come her brother, Konrad (Rudiger Kirschstein), and their childhood friend, Erich (Matthias Habich), a German aristocrat in command of a small allied force waging a last-ditch fight against the Bolsheviks. Sophie falls madly in love with Erich, only to be cruelly spurned. Her desperate behavior subsequently brings more tragedy into their lives
Summary: Starring Margarethe Von Trotta, Matthias Habich and Rudiger Kirschstein, this drama explores destructive human behavior in politics that lead to war, and in personal affairs that corrode male-female relationships. In 1919, the Bolsheviks have toppled the Czar from the Russian throne. A mood of defeat and desolation hangs over the chilly Baltic Provinces, To the country estate of Sophie came her brother Konrad and their childhood friend Erich, a German aristocrat in command of a small allied force waging a last-ditch fight against the Bolsheviks. Sophie falls madly in love with Erich, only to be cruelly spurned. Her desperate behavior subsequently brings more tragedy into their anguished lives. Director: Volker Schlondorff. German with English subtitles. (Ingram's) 1978
VHS format
Miami University's MCIS video collection
OCLC Number: 13579832