Aus dem Leben der Marionetten (1980)

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  • Ur marionetternas liv Alternative
  • From the Life of the Marionettes Alternative
  • MARIONETTERNA Alternative
  • The LIVES OF THE PUPPETS Alternative


The study of a man's mind up to the time he commits a particularly brutal murder. He is a wealthy businessman, his victim a young prostitute. The crime is shot in colour, but the preceding events and the enquiry afterwards are in black & white.

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