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Der Comanche


This is another unclassifiable movie by Herbert Achternbusch, whose other odd movies give solid evidence of his gnomic abilities. These include Herbert Achternbusch and Bye Bye Bavaria. The story of Der Comanche is a mix of satire and high philosophical comedy. Herbert (played by Achternbusch) is a patient in a hospital whose dreams are of such salable quality that his wife sells them, without editing, directly to television. This is an era, apparently, where the man's imaginings can be made visible...more