Der Puppenmacher von Kiang-Ning


The Doll Maker of Kiang-Ning (German: Der Puppenmacher von Kiang-Ning) is a 1923 German silent fantasy film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Werner Krauss, Lia Eibenschütz, and Ossip Runitsch. A doll maker in China crafts a puppet which he is convinced is lifelike. He takes it to exhibit at a public event, but is outraged to find an even more convincing and beautiful doll there. It is in fact a real woman pretending to be a doll, but he becomes so obsessed he attempts to steal her and the film ends with her rescue and his tragic death.[1]

The film had its premiere in Berlin in November 1923. It received a universally negative reception from critics who were particularly unimpressed by the attempt to portray Chinese culture using German actors.[2] The film continues a wider theme in the director Robert Wiene's work which contrasts Western and Eastern cultures.

Quelle: Wikipedia(englisch)
weitere Titel:
The Doll Maker of Kiang-Ning
Der Puppenmacher von Kiang-Ningsh
Genre:Filmdrama, Fantasyfilm, Stummfilm
Regie:Robert Wiene
Drehbuch:Carl Mayer
Kamera:Willy Hameister
Darsteller:Werner Krauß
Lia Eibenschütz
Ossip Iwanowitsch Runitsch
Lucie Mannheim
Julius Falkenstein
Fritz Achterberg
Hans Schweikart
Eugen Rex
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