GenreBiography, Drama ProducerRobert Gordon Edwards CountryItaly
Release date1977 (1977) WriterLiliana Cavani (story), Liliana Cavani (screenplay), Franco Arcalli (screenplay), Italo Moscati (screenplay) CastDominique Sanda (Lou Andreas Salomé), Erland Josephson (Friedrich Nietzsche), Virna Lisi (Elizabeth Nietzsche), Robert Powell (Paul Rée), Michael Degen (Karl Andreas), Elisa Cegani (Franziska Nietzsche) Similar moviesThe Matrix, The Matrix Revolutions, Dead Poets Society, Blazing Saddles, American Reunion, Henry & June
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 Nastro d'Argento (Silver Ribbon) from the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.