Genghis Cohn

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Genghis Cohn ★★½ 1993

Black comedy follows the misadventures of a former Nazi concentration camp commander (Lindsay) who has settled in a small Bavarian town and taken on the position of police chief. But his quiet life is rocked by a series of murders, an affair with a kinky Baroness (Rigg), and by the ghost of Jewish comedian Genghis Cohn (Sher), a victim of the camps whose haunting presence exacts a particularly appropriate revenge. Adapted from Romain Gary's novel “The Dance of Genghis Cohn.” Made for British TV. 100m/C VHS . GB Robert Lindsay, Diana Rigg, Anthony Sher; D: Elijah Moshinsky; W: Stanley Price. TV