Lola Montès (1955)

Lola Montes, previously a great adventurer, is reduced to being the attraction of a circus after having been the lover of various important men.

Dieguito

Brilliant masterpiece from Max Ophüls! Beautiful actress Martine Carol in a splendid visually sumptuous film! A story of a real life cabaret dancer and her affairs, including Franz Liszt and Ludwig I of Bavaria. Superb!

7 years ago

ClassicLady

Interesting concept (circus scenes introducing flashbacks) but I just can't get into it. Maybe I need to be in a better mood.

5 years ago

nicolaskrizan

The wooden performance is very much a part of the magic.

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7 years ago

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