The Tiger of Eschnapur (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

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The Tiger of Eschnapur (1959)

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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.

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Cast

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 (8) | Top Critics (1)

A colorful... break from the stark B&W dramas for which Lang is revered.

September 26, 2019 | Full Review…

European exceptionalism is the rule here, with whites being unquestionably good and Indians with European blood or with European educations blatantly portrayed as more civilized.

September 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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

February 24, 2012 | Full Review…

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

August 19, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Work of great imagination.

December 18, 2008 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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

May 25, 2008 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Tiger of Eschnapur

Fritz Lang does a B-movie.

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