Shanghai Express - cinema review

Shanghai Express - cinema review

admission free

(USA 1932)
directed by Joseph von Sternberg, starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Eugene Pallette
b/w, 80', 35mm, Italian dubbed version

In Civil War China, Shanghai Lily, a high-profile escort, happens to meet an English official on the train from Shanghai to Peking. The two were once lovers but, when Chinese guerrillas stop the train, will Lily help save wither former lover?. This is the high point of the von Stenberg-Dieterich collaboration, where Marlene's work shines brightly, affirming her as the definitive icon of desire and seduction.

Sala Cinema
Entrance on mid floor of the staircase in via Milano 9A
Admission free while places last


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data 30/10/2012 orario: 21:00
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