Mesmer

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Restoration of a classic

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Volker Schloendorff is still in Berlin. Two and a half years ago, when he was installed along with Pierre Couveinhes as managing director of Studio Babelsberg, a lot of people here didn’t think he or…

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Review: ‘Mesmer’

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The wild, impressionistic view with which writer Dennis Potter assails the so-called age of reason in "Mesmer" seems barely containable on the bigscreen. And if it were not for the grounded…