One of the last great German Expressionist films of the silent era, Joe May’s Asphalt is a love story set in the traffic-strewn Berlin of the late 1920s. Starring the delectable Betty Amann in her most famous leading role, Asphalt is a luxuriously produced Ufa classic where tragic liaisons and fatal encounters are shaped alongside the constant roar of traffic.
- Stars:Albert Steinrück, Else Heller, Gustav Fröhlich, Betty Amann, Hans Adalbert Schlettow, Hans Albers, Arthur Duarte, Paul Hörbiger, Trude Lieske, Karl Platen, Rosa Valetti, Hermann Vallentin, Kurt Vespermann,
- Director:Joe May,
Joe May's sensual drama of life in the Berlin underworld is in many ways the perfect summation of German filmmaking in the silent era: a dazzling visual style, a psychological approach to ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Asphalt torrent reviews
(kr) wrote: I liked the movie in its concept. I also liked the acting in general and I learnt a bit watching this movie but I think this movie could have been done much better. The direction wasn't crisp and the blocking/movement of character could have been explored more. It was slightly more commercial than I would have liked. Dialogues needed another draft. But, it is definitely a watch if you have nothing better.
(ca) wrote: Heartbreakingly awesome. A must see for musicians with chips on their shoulders
(kr) wrote: May be worth seeing for the visuals, which are breathtaking.
(ca) wrote: This film was shot in a day. In one single take. One single, 90-minute long take. The vision, commitment and coordination it must have taken to make 'Russian Ark' is simply extraordinary. This is a hypnotic masterpiece, a dream of a film. I give it 4.5 stars out of 5, and I am only deducting the last half star because of my own deficient knowledge of Russian history.
(gb) wrote: Cute and heartwarming movie.
(mx) wrote: The tagline says it all.
(ru) wrote: Pretty much for me, if there's a guy named Dolph and his last name is Lundgren, chances are I will avoid the movie like the Bubonic Plague.
(mx) wrote: Ok, so I admit, I grew up watching these types of films, despite it being in the 90's and early 2000's. But this is a great film that follows the tradition established by Disney: Make no film that has any of the following absent - comedy, good story, and a great cast. I still love this film despite having grown up.