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Running time 94 minutes
Language English
Format 35 mm  color / ratio 1:1.85
Sound Dolby Digital stereo

 

 


UTZ (1991)
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Starring
Armin Mueller-Stahl, Brenda Fricker, Paul Scofield,
Peter Riegert

Directed by
George Sluizer

Plot Summary
The Baron von Utz is a collector of women and priceless porcelain figurines. When his friend , New York art dealer Marius Fischer hears the Baron has taken ill he travels to Prague to check on Utz and his collection. What he discovers is a mystery : the porcelain and the Baron’s housekeeper have disappeared. To get to the bottom of it, Fischer along with Utz’s old friend Dr.Orlick , must unravel the magical life of this extraordinary man, and the history behind his obsessions.

Screenplay by
Hugh whitemore
Final draft George Sluizer / Hugh Whitemore
based on the novel by Bruce Chatwin

Produced by
John A. Goldschmidt

Executive producers
John A. Goldschmidt / William D. Sargent

Crew
Director of photography – Gerard van den Berg
Production designer – Karel Vacek
Costume designer – Marie Franková
Sound  mixer – David John
Editor – Lin Friedman                                            
Music – Nicola Piovani

Cast
Baron von Utz – Armin Mueller-Stahl
Marta – Brenda Fricker
Dr. Orlik – Paul Scofield
Fischer – Peter Riegert
Head waiter – Adrian Brine
Tall lady – Vittoria Tarlow
Young Marta – Caroline Guthrie
Curator – Pauline Melville
Grandmother – Miriam Karlin
Janitor – Peter MacKriel
Ada Krasova – Gaye Brown

 

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