Charles Chaplin / US, 1936 / 87 min.
Chaplin’s comic indictment of the alienation caused by capitalist society brought him accusations of being a communist. Something he strenuously denied. He intended nothing more than to amuse with this witty satire.
As all the greats from the history of film need revisiting from time to time, distributor Piece of Magic is re-releasing no less than nine (restored) films by the genius Charles Chaplin in international cinemas.