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The Ogre

  • NR
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • A powerfully acted fairy tale about Hitler's Germany in which a naive mechanic (Malkovich) comes to symbolize the seductive appeal of the Nazi regime. Accused of molesting a child, he's imprisoned and offered redemption by entering the army on the eve of World War II.
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 21562

  • Credits
    John Malkovich, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Marianne Sagebrecht
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Familiar evil from the fresh perspective of an innocent....Perfectly accompanies THE TIN DRUM..." -- Rating: B+
    Entertainment Weekly

    "...Mr. Malkovich gives an understated performance that captures the ambiguity of a character who does monstrous things yet remains a tenderhearted innocent..."
    New York Times

    "...THE OGRE marks a triumphant return to filmmaking for Schlondorff....THE OGRE is a wrenching, richly imaginative tale of innocence, corruption and redemption..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "...Malkovich's prodigious work lends THE OGRE just one of its knotty mysteries in this epic-in-a-psyche....Daring -- and unnerving..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

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