Klassenverhältnisse (Class Relations)
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Klassenverhältnisse (Class Relations)
Financed in Germany and filmed in New York, Class Relations is adapted from Franz Kafka's unfinished novel Amerika. Christian Heinisch plays a bourgeois German forced to leave his homeland after a scandal. He accepts his uncle's invitation to move to America, where he takes a succession of "Joe Jobs." Heinisch tries, but he is unable to shake off his old-world customs. Worse, the class structure in Europe never prepared him to have to actually use his hands to make a living. Rather than tack on an ending of their own, writer/directors Daniel Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub… More

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"Though, at times, seemingly absurd and lacking Kafka's philosophical punch, the prickly dramatization is inexplicably mesmerizing."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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