In early-'30s Germany, dedicated if self-involved stage actor Hendrik H枚fgen (Klaus Maria Brandauer) built repute and respect for his performance of Mephistopheles in "Faust." However, as the years found his homeland in the ever-tightening grip of Nazism, his compromise and collaboration in order to hold center stage left him the one selling his soul. Istv谩n Szab贸's spellbinding winner of the Best Foreign Film Oscar co-stars Krystyna Janda, Ildik贸 B谩ns谩gi. 144 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; theatrical trailers. In German with English subtitles.
In early-'30s Germany, dedicated if self-involved stage actor Hendrik H枚fgen (Klaus Maria Brandauer) built repute and respect for his performance of Mephistopheles in "Faust." However, as the years found his homeland in the ever-tightening grip of Nazism, his compromise and collaboration in order to hold center stage left him the one selling his soul. Istv谩n Szab贸's spellbinding winner of the Best Foreign Film Oscar co-stars Krystyna Janda, Ildik贸 B谩ns谩gi. 144 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; theatrical trailers. In German with English subtitles.
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Mephisto (1981)

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In early-'30s Germany, dedicated if self-involved stage actor Hendrik H枚fgen (Klaus Maria Brandauer) built repute and respect for his performance of Mephistopheles in "Faust." However, as the years found his homeland in the ever-tightening grip of Nazism, his compromise and collaboration in order to hold center stage left him the one selling his soul. Istv谩n Szab贸's spellbinding winner of the Best Foreign Film Oscar co-stars Krystyna Janda, Ildik贸 B谩ns谩gi. 144 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; theatrical trailers. In German with English subtitles.