Melbourne Cinémathèque 2019 The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

Pandora's Box

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A complex reflection on the sexual pathology and social hedonism of Weimar Germany, Pabst and Brooks’ exciting and provocative partnership created one of silent cinema’s most enduring, liberating and strangely moving works, with critics and audiences still waxing lyrical about its smoky sensuality today.

David Thomson claimed it as “among the most erotic films ever made” and praised the “vivacious, fatal intimacy” of Louise Brooks’ magnetic performance.