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Sheer Madness

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Comedy Drama 19831h 45mOn: Fandor Hoopla Tags: Friendship Female Director Country: France 

Olga and Ruth become friends. Olga is independent, separated from her husband, living with an immigrant pianist, and teaching feminist literature. Ruth is withdrawn, a painter, possibly mentally ill. Ruth dreams in black and white, sometimes of her suicide. Olga lectures on a 19th-century writer, von Günderrode, a suicide after the breakup of her intense friendship with Bettina Brentano. Ruth's husband Franz encourages the women's friendship, then, as Olga draws Ruth out and the friendship deepens, he becomes jealous. After the women travel to Egypt, Franz has a tirade. Ruth seems crushed between her husband and her friend, and how she responds is the film's climax.Sheer Madness featuring Hanna Schygulla and Angela Winkler is streaming with subscription on Fandor, and streaming with subscription on Hoopla. It's a comedy and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (236 votes).

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#43,088 Ranked Movie

#823 Ranked in Movies on Fandor

#1283 Ranked in Friendship Movies

#24081 Ranked in Drama Movies

Sheer Madness has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (236 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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