|Bagdad Cafe 1987 PG, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: Out of Rosenheim
Director: Percy Adlon
Cast: Marianne Sagebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann, Monica Calhoun, Darron Flagg, George Aquilar, G. Smokey Campbell, Hans Stadlbauer, Alan S. Craig, Apesanahkwat, Ray Young, Mark Daneri, Gary Lee Davis, Ronald Lee Jarvis
During a trip to the California Desert, a Bavarian couple–Jasmin (Marianne Sagebrecht) and her husband (Hans Stadlbauer)–runs into problems, and Jasmin leaves her husband. After roaming across the desert, Jasmin ends up at the Bagdad Cafe where she is befriended by the manager, Brenda (CCH Pounder). Jasmin and Brenda become best friends and turn the decrepit Bagdad Cafe into a popular spot that features Jasmine as its star performer–and she catches the eye of artist Rudy Cox (Jack Palance) who wants to paint Jasmine's portrait.
|Left Luggage 1998 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Jeroen Krabbe
Cast: Laura Fraser, Adam Monty, Isabella Rossellini, Jeroen Krabbe, Topol, Marianne Sagebrecht, Maximilian Schell, David Bradley, Heather Weeks, Miriam Margolyes
During the 1970s a liberal Jewish girl, Chaya (Laura Fraser), finds employment as a nanny for four-year-old Simcha (Adam Monty) in his strict Hassidic home. Chaya becomes devoted to Simcha and, in the process, learns much about his family's beliefs as well as her own.
|Moon Over Parador 1988 PG-13, 96 min.|
Director: Paul Mazursky
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, Jonathan Winters, Fernando Rey, Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Greene, Polly Holliday, Charo, Milton Goncalves, Marianne Sagebrecht, Reinhard Kolldehoff
A Caribbean dictator dies and, in the interest of stability, the police chief asks a visiting actor (Richard Dreyfuss) to impersonate the dictator.
|The Ogre 1996 N/R, 118 min.|
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Cast: John Malkovich, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gottfried John, Marianne Sagebrecht, Volker Spengler, Heino Ferch, Dieter Laser, Agnes Soral, Sasha Hanau, Vernon Dobtcheff
An introverted, almost-childlike Abel Tiffauges (John Malkovich) was a French soldier captured during World War II and sent to a POW camp. From there he serves in a Nazi training camp where his "vocation" is kidnapping young boys for training in the camp.
|Spanish Fly 1998 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Daphna Kastner
Cast: Daphna Kastner, Martin Donovan, Danny Huston, Antonio Castro, Toni Canto, Felipe Velez, Chantal Rios, Yoima, Pablo Scola, Nieve de Medina, Danny Green, Alejandro Van Rooy, Mario Nerlich, Mary McDonnell, Marianne Sagebrecht
Although troubled with problems of her own concerning her Spanish father, American journalist Zoe (Daphna Kastner) travels to Madrid to write about macho men in Spain. While researching her story, Zoe forms relationships with a number of men. Will one of them be "Mr. Right"?
|The War of the Roses 1989 R, 116 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Thriller
Director: Danny DeVito
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sagebrecht, Sean Astin, G.D. Spradlin, Peter Donat, Dan Castellaneta, Gloria Cromwell, David Wohl, Heather Fairfield, Harlan Arnold, Mary Fogarty, Rika Hoffman, Patricia Allison
A married couple–Oliver and Barbara Rose (Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner)–finds that a simple, civilized divorce is not in the cards for them as they systematically fight over every material possession. Oliver and Barbara both want their beautiful home and will go to any means to get it. Even though their fighting affects their children Josh (Sean Astin) and Caroline (Heather Fairfield), they continue their battles.
|1. Bagdad Cafe (1987)|
aka: Out of Rosenheim
2. Left Luggage (1998)
3. Moon Over Parador (1988)
4. The Ogre (1996)
5. Spanish Fly (1998)
6. The War of the Roses (1989)
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