Das Nachtlokal zum Silbermond (1961)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Post-Noir (Modern Noir)  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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Originally released in Germany as Das Nachtlokal Zum Silbermond, 5 Sinners mostly takes place in a dingy Turkish nightclub. The joint is being used as a front for a gang of jewel robbers, and is overseen by implicitly AC-DC villainess Magali (Marina Petrowa). Stripper Liliane (Marisa Mell), one of the few honest souls hereabouts, tries to bring Magali and her cohorts to justice. She is aided by a bouncer (Pero Alexander), who isn't as brutish as he looks. Dark, moody and pessimistic, 5 Sinners, has the flavor, if not the substance of the classic film noir, but perhaps because of its tawdry ambience, the film was frequently shown in grindhouses specializing in "nudies."



robbery, anti-Semitism, challenge, emotion, gangster, hatred, investigation, jewel-robbery, Judaism, nightclub, opal, Scotland, secrets, stripper, track [track and field], Turkish [nationality]