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Tiefland

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After spending the 1930s as the Third Reich's principal cinematic chronicler, [[Performer~P108264~Leni Riefenstahl~leniriefenstahl]] returned to fictional films with Tiefland. According to Riefenstahl, she had refused to make any more propaganda pictures--"for good reasons," she explained enigmatically--choosing instead to direct a period romance, based on an old Spanish play and opera by [[Performer~P86487~Eugen d'Albert~eugendalbert]]. Riefenstahl cast herself as the central character, Marta, a Spanish...more

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