Rank: 72/100 in Top Movie 1981 – Mephisto: Top Movie Year

Movie Synopsis:
A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Mephisto
  • Original Language: de
  • Release Date: 1981-04-29
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Drama Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1981
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Mafilm, Objektív Film
  • Production Countries: Austria, Germany, Hungary
  • Budget: $144.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 144 minutes
  • Director: István Szabó
  • Actors: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Krystyna Janda, Ildikó Bánsági, Rolf Hoppe, Karin Boyd
  • YB100 views Counts: 32
  • YB100 Likes: 3
  • Popularity: 6.24
  • Vote Count: 64
  • Vote Average: 7.3

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