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November 28, 2006
The Parents in Asphalt 2
The domestic background. Father is a paternalistic policeman
probably desk-bound who reads the paper every night and works his way through cigars asymbol of manhood within the film to the cigarettes of women. Mother of course is in the domestic everyday work environment.
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The Parents in Asphalt 1
The horror on the face of the parents. They are doting mother and paternalistic policeman father. Both are churchgoers and upright pillars of the community.
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Frolich Returns from the fight in Asphalt
Frolich returns home after the fight. One of the more expressioistic shots used in the film. The shadows, the claustrophobia of stairs and the bars with the hunched figure all speak of the transition from expressionist style into what would become classic thriller or film noir style.
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Frolich in Asphalt 1
The true horror of the events dawns upon Frolich’s dutiful policeman.
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Frolich_Ausweis left behind
The Amman character mulls over the policeman’s papers dropped in the heat of passion. It’s all about identity!
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Betty Amman in Asphalt 5
More lolling and pampering in the bath
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Betty Amman in Asphalt 4
Mopping crocodile tears away Amman sneaks a surreptitious glance at Frolich’s reactions to her outpourings.
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Betty Amman in Asphalt 3
Amman in the Jewellers making eyes at the elderly Jeweler.
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Betty Amman in Asphalt 2
Amman ostensibly looking for her papers, observed by Frolich reflected in the mirror.
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Amman the seductive innocent
The image of seductive innocence. Amman is upping the stakes in the seduction scenes.
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