Jimmy Orpheus

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Unfortunately the best thing about this short debut feature from German director-writer Roland Klick is the witty title. After that the picture falls into a series of cliches centering on the title character. A dock worker who gets locked out of his asylum/shelter spends the midnight hours wandering around Hamburg. He meets a young woman in the shabby part...read more

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Unfortunately the best thing about this short debut feature from German director-writer Roland Klick is the witty title. After that the picture falls into a series of cliches centering on the title character. A dock worker who gets locked out of his asylum/shelter spends the midnight

hours wandering around Hamburg. He meets a young woman in the shabby part of town and wants to have an affair, but it never materializes. Nicely photographed by Robert van Ackeren, who has slowly moved to the forefront of the commercial German cinema.

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  • Review: Unfortunately the best thing about this short debut feature from German director-writer Roland Klick is the witty title. After that the picture falls into a series of cliches centering on the title character. A dock worker who gets locked out of his asylum… (more)

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