Erste Liebe (First Love) 1970


Director: Maximilian Schell


Writers: John GouldMaximilian SchellIvan Turgenev (from his novella)

Rôle: Dr Lushin

Release Date: 10 July 1970


Synopsis: Erste Liebe is about two young lovers in czarist Russia. One is a twenty one year old woman, the other a young man of sixteen. Things take a tragic turn as the girl falls in love with the boy's father.

Availability: DVD (VCI Video) Release Date: 20 June 2010.

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Zeppelin 1971


Director: Etienne Périer


Writers: Arthur RoweDonald ChurchillOwen Crump

Rôle: Professor Christian Altschul

Release Date: 8 April 1971


Synopsis: In 1915, frustrated with the German air-raids on London, British Intelligence sends Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, who has German ancestry, to Germany, to find information about the latest German Zeppelin.

Availability: DVD (Warner Brothers) Release Date: 23 July 2010.

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La Petite Fille au Velours Bleu 1978


Directors: Alan Bridges


Writers: Alan BridgesChristian Watton

Rôle: Raimondo Casarès

Release Date: 23 August 1978


Synopsis: France, 1940s. The French Riviera has not yet fallen into the hands of the Nazis. An Austrian Jewish surgeon has found refuge in a villa on the Cote d'Azur. There, he heals an Italian pianist and gets acquainted with his mistress, Countess Francesca. While waiting to go to England, he operates clandestinely in the clinic of the friend who hosts him. Soon he becomes Francesca's lover. But gradually the aging doctor falls in love with her daughter, Laura, who is only 13 years old.

Availability: On DVD-R online.

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