Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (Kriemhild's Revenge)
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Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (Kriemhild's Revenge)
The second portion of German director Fritz Lang's two-part silent epic Die Nibelungen (part one was 1924's Siegfried), Kriemhild's Revenge opens with mythical heroine Kriemhild (Margarethe Schoen) vowing to avenge the murder of her husband Siegfried. Realizing that her brother, King Gunther (Theodor Loos), is too weak-willed to bring the culprit--her villainous half-brother Hagen Tronje (Hans Adalbert Von Schlettow)--to justice, Kriemhild plots her own private vengeance. Later, Kriemhild is obliged to participate in a "marriage of state" to Burgundian King Etzel (Rudolph… More

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"A work of bottomless intensity and influence"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"No one does a revenge tale better than Lang."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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