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Deadly Maria (Die tödliche Maria)

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Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:January 1, 1999
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Nina Petri, Katja Studt, Juliane Heinemann, Josef Bierbichler, Péter Franke
Director:Tom Tykwer
Writer:Tom Tykwer

Description: This German psychodrama looks into the events that lead an introverted woman into taking extreme action against her oppressors. Poor Maria has spent her life being ignored and pushed around by men. First there was her invalid father whom she waited on hand and foot. Then there was her cold and emotionally distant husband. Maria has been internalizing her rage for years. Her anger finally erupts when her husband takes the little bit of money she'd been secretly saving over the last few years. She kills both her husband and her father. The film ends with her new boyfriend's distressed facial expression as he learns of her murders.~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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