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any von Sternberg work that compares?



I loved this film. Every moment is an audacious gesture and invention and I love the pre-Hays envelope-pushing.

I haven't seen any other von Sternberg works aside from this - does he employ any of these amazing filmic techniques in any of his other works? Any recommendations that can compare with or even surpass "Empress"?

Thanks for the feedback.


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Any of his other works? Try all of them.

Hostility to art is also hostility to the new, to the unforeseen. --R. Bresson

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Yeah, like ORD said you can find similar techniques in pretty much any of his films. My personal favorite is The Last Command.


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