Angel (Cine Fan)

Genre
SPECIAL PROGRAMME
Release Date
3 Jul 2022 (Sun)
Category
--- (HK), ---(Macau)
Running Time
91 Minutes
Language
English / Chinese Subtitle
Director
Ernst Lubitsch
Cast
Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas
Synopsis
Marlene Dietrich is the wealthy and frustrated Maria, wife of an inattentive British diplomat, who is too busy with his career to tend to her happiness. During a secret sojourn in Paris, she has an anonymous tryst with a charming war veteran, only to discover he is an old army acquaintance of her husband, and has fallen desperately in love with her. With Angel , Lubitsch flits effortlessly between comedy and melodrama, as the film builds to an unpredictable and quietly devastating climax, which sees Dietrich at her steely and statuesque best.

Marlene Dietrich is the wealthy and frustrated Maria, wife of an inattentive British diplomat, who is too busy with his career to tend to her happiness. During a secret sojourn in Paris, she has an anonymous tryst with a charming war veteran, only to discover he is an old army acquaintance of her husband, and has fallen desperately in love with her. With Angel , Lubitsch flits effortlessly between comedy and melodrama, as the film builds to an unpredictable and quietly devastating climax, which sees Dietrich at her steely and statuesque best.

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