The Tiger of Eschnapur (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Tiger of Eschnapur (1959)

The Tiger of Eschnapur




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Seetha (Debra Paget) falls in love with Harald (Paul Hubschmidt), a German architect in far off India. Directed by Fritz Lang.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Written By: Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang, Werner Jörg Lüddecke
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Paul Hubschmid
as Harald Berger
Walter Reyer
as Maharadjaj Chandra
Rene Deltgen
as Prinz Ramigani
Sabine Bethmann
as Irene Rhode
Claus Holm
as Dr. Walter Rhode
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Critic Reviews for The Tiger of Eschnapur

All Critics (7)

Lang's most open-aired use of color, and wonderful, late-period entertainment.

Full Review… | February 24, 2012
Combustible Celluloid

A strikingly beautiful film that takes itself so seriously that we almost manage it ourselves.

Full Review… | August 19, 2009
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Work of great imagination.

Full Review… | December 18, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

What elevates the films to the status of art-in-genre-clothing, is Lang's taste for lurid color and perfect compositions.

Full Review… | May 25, 2008
Antagony & Ecstasy

Visually striking adventure film, in lavish color.

Full Review… | December 13, 2004
Classic Film and Television

July 24, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Tiger of Eschnapur

Fritz Lang does a B-movie.

Marcus Woolcott

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