The Damned is a Italian-German drama film written and directed by Luchino Visconti. The plot centers on the Essenbecks, a wealthy industrialist family who have begun doing business with the Nazi Party, a thinly veiled reference to the Essen-based Krupp family of steel industrialists. The Italian title is the conventional. Italian filmmaker Luchino Viconti's film "The Damned" is a haunting work of art that may quite easily be regarded as one of the boldest and most disturbing works in the whole of cinema. The Damned is a testament to the genius of Visconti who at the height of his power produced cinema that not only transcended the. 5 Feb Luchino Visconti's “The Damned” is a magnificent failure, an example of a great director working at the peak of his ability and somehow creating almost nothing at all. Surely no one else could have made this film; surely no one at all should have. It is one of the most impenetrable films ever made.
5 May Watching Luchino Visconti's film, “The Damned “(“La Caduta Degli Dei,” literally “The Fall Of The Gods”), not long after I watched James Dean's last film, “ Giant,” was an interesting synchronicity, because both films center around the lives of the obscenely wealthy who are ethically corrupt. Both films. 17 Feb Along the way, the script's treats include occasional pedophilia, incest, suicide, transvestitism, homosexuality and a mild orgy (hence the film's initial X rating), as well as one of cinema's most unromantic wedding scenes ever. However, be prepared to weather plenty of dour, sluggish dialogue. 17 Feb Eventually, his own personal sexual fantasies ended up peeking through his films, and his bi-sexual peak is arguably 's Rocco and His Brothers (starring, among other specimens of male beauty, the impossibly pretty Alain Delon, who was also rumored to be a Visconti pursuit off-screen as well as on).
: The Damned: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger, Renaud Verley, Umberto Orsini, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Albrecht Schoenhals, Florinda The Damned () (La caduta degli dei ( Götterdämmerung)) [ NON-USA FORMAT, .. Classic dark movie - Dirk is superb as the vile Nazi.