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|Beyond Good and Evil |
(Al di là del bene e del male)
|Directed by||Liliana Cavani|
|Written by||Liliana Cavani|
|Produced by||Robert Gordon Edwards|
|Distributed by||Les Artistes Associés (United Artists)|
Beyond Good and Evil (Italian: Al di là del bene e del male; UK title: Beyond Evil) is a 1977 drama film directed by Liliana Cavani. It stars Dominique Sanda, Erland Josephson and Robert Powell. The film follows the intense relationship formed in the 1880s between Friedrich Nietzsche, Lou Salomé and Paul Rée.
This is the second part of "The German Trilogy" directed by Liliana Cavani. In The Night Porter she portrayed the connection between perversion and fascism. This time she depicts the life of Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher who wrote Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Beyond Good and Evil.
Virna Lisi won the Nastro d'Argento Best supporting Actress award (Silver Ribbon) from the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.
- Dominique Sanda - Lou Salomé
- Erland Josephson - Friedrich Nietzsche
- Robert Powell - Paul Rée
- Virna Lisi - Elisabeth Nietzsche
- Philippe Leroy - Peter Gast
- Elisa Cegani - Franziska Nietzsche
- Umberto Orsini - Bernhard Förster
- Michael Degen - Carl Andreas
- Nicoletta Machiavelli - Amanda
- Amedeo Amodio - Doctor Dulcamara
- Carmen Scarpitta - Malvida
- Clara Algranti - Madame Thérèse