MY SISTER MARIA (Maximilian Schell, 2002)

Family stuff is never simple.      Maria Schell’s postwar celebrity, which peaked in the 1950s, outshone kid brother Maximilian’s ambition to become a notable actor. In 2002, at the time of Max’s cruel, haunting documentary, Meine Schwester Maria, poor Max is still envious—and yet there is no missing the pride when he notes that Maria, the […]