AFS Precode Treasures: 'Shanghai Express' in 35mm

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Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin TX

Aug 16 - 20
AFS Precode Treasures: 'Shanghai Express' in 35mm

The director-star tandem of Josef von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich created a cinematic magic that other teams could only hope to achieve.

When her extravagant cheekbones, polymorphous perversity, and deadpan delivery met his gauzy, feathered, and frankly kitschy mise-en-scene, the viewer sees into a kind of dream world of the cinema. Here, Dietrich plays a famous Courtesan, traveling on a cross-continental Chinese railroad line, who becomes involved in an intrigue with a British doctor.

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