|Directed by||Ernst Lubitsch|
|Written by||August Strindberg (play) |
|Starring||Asta Nielsen |
|Cinematography||Karl Freund |
|1 October 1919|
Intoxication (German: Rausch) is a 1919 German silent drama film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Asta Nielsen, Alfred Abel and Karl Meinhardt. It was based on the play Brott och brott by August Strindberg. Lubitsch was loaned out from UFA to the smaller Argus-Film for the production.
Gaston finally succeeds as a dramatist and decides to leave his wife and child for another woman. When the child dies, the finger is pointed at him, and he winds up as a destitute before all is revealed.
- Asta Nielsen as Henriette Mauclerc
- Alfred Abel as Gaston, ein Schriftsteller
- Karl Meinhardt as Adolph
- Grete Diercks as Jeanne
- Rudolf Klein-Rhoden as Untersuchungsrichter
- Frida Richard as Haushälterin
- Marga Köhler as Henriettes Mutter
- Sophie Pagay as Mutter Kathrin
- Heinz Stieda as Der Abbé
- Eyman p.378
- Hake p.38
- Eyman, Scott. Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
- Hake, Sabine. Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch. Princeton University Press, 1992.
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