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Barbet Schroeder

Director, Actor

General Idi Amin DadaGeneral Idi Amin Dada (A Self Portrait) (1974)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
General Idi Amin Dada’s narcissism is serviced willingly by an intrigued Barbet Schroeder, focusing his camera on the lunatic dictator during his…
MaitresseMaitresse (1976) Recommended
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Gerard Depardieu, Bulle Ogier
An eye–watering, willfully transgressive tale of a petty crook (Depardieu) who enters into a seemingly conventional romance with a…
BarflyBarfly (1987)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige
Mickey Rourke relishes his role as an alcoholic low–life with a gift for poetry. Loosely based on one Charles Bukowski, who wrote the script.
Reversal of FortuneReversal of Fortune (1990)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver
In his best performance, Jeremy Irons won an Oscar for portraying Claus Von Bulow, a European émigré who was accused of trying to poison his wife…
Single White FemaleSingle White Female (1992) Recommended
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Bridget Fonda shares her flat with a lonely neurotic who turns out be her psychotic nemesis. Another triumph for Jennifer Jason Leigh, on her way to…
Kiss of DeathKiss of Death (1994)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. David Caruso, Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson
David Caruso (NYPD Blue) does fine in his big–screen debut as a redeemed petty crook lured back into the void between the cops and the…
Before and AfterBefore and After (1996)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Liam Neeson, Meryl Streep
Moral dilemmas loom large for Liam Neeson and Meryl Streep as the distressed parents of a teenager suspected of murdering his girlfriend. Thrills…
Desperate MeasuresDesperate Measures (1997)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Andy Garcia, Michael Keaton
Cop Andy Garcia needs to secure a bone marrow donor for his son, and finds a perfect match in Michael Keaton, an incarcerated serial killer, who…
Our Lady of the AssassinsOur Lady of the Assassins (la Virgen de los Sicarios) (2000)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Anderson Ballesteros, Juan David Restrepo
A middle aged author returns to his native Colombian village to find that it has been overrun by violence and corruption. After his young male lover…
Murder By NumbersMurder By Numbers (2002)
Dir. Barbet Schroeder
Feat. Sandra Bullock, Christopher Penn, Ryan Gosling
Two affluent, nihilistic high–school students plot to “derange the world” with a perfectly planned and executed murder, which flinty…

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