SUGARBABY (Percy Adlon, 1985)

From West Germany, Percy Adlon’s Zuckerbaby is a comedy-drama highlighted by its humanity, the lead performance by Marianne Sägebrecht, and perhaps the most dazzlingly original color cinematography, by Johanna Heer, in existence. In Marianne’s bedroom at night, diffuse light falls on different elements of the mise-en-scène, each element attracting a different color. A ray of […]