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Emil and the Detectives


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  • It's this mixture of reality and fantasy which puts the film firmly in the lineage of Louis Feuillade. Not a tradition one readily associates with Billy Wilder, but there it is... Director Gerhard Lamprecht is largely an enigma to me, as I haven't seen any of his other sixty-odd films, nor do their names mean anything to me, but on the basis of this film alone—or on the basis of the scene above alone—he's clearly of considerable interest.