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Duncan Gray's rating of the film The Devil Is a Woman

Is the devil a woman? Take the 7 Sternberg-Dietrich films as a package, and you can go mad trying to decide how they feel about sex, because every pain, joy, and contradiction of desire is on display. This final film is the most brutal, a metaphor for movie love goddesses that leaves you unsure which manipulator to root for. I'll say this, though: they ended their creative partnership on the perfect line of dialogue.