THE OGRE (Volker Schlöndorff, 1996)

“It’s true. I do have the face of a murderer—if you’re looking for one.” Although it claims as many mediocre moments as darkly magical ones, Volker Schlöndorff’s Der Unhold, co-adapted by Schlöndorff and Jean-Claude Carrière from one of the most brilliant novels of the twentieth century, Michel Tournier’s 1970 Le Roi des aulnes, is not […]