Luchino Visconti / IT, DE, 1969 / 155 min.
Inspired by the family history of the infamous steel magnate Krupp, one of Hitler’s financiers. The Damned shows life behind the façade of big industry: as well as rich, the members of the (Krupp) dynasty prove to be immoral and extremely unhappy. In memory of the actor Helmut Berger who died in May 2023.
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