Nastassja Kinski

Nastassja Kinski (born January 24, 1961, Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski) is a German-born American-based actress who has appeared in more than 60 films. Daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski. Her starring roles include her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of the title character in Tess and her roles in two erotic films (Stay As You Are and Cat People), as well as parts in Wim Wenders' films The Wrong Move; Paris, Texas; and Faraway, So Close!. Richard Avedon's photo of her, nude with a large python, was marketed as a poster. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nastassja Kinski, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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In Your Image (2004)

Ridden by guilt for not being able to have a child, wife decides to conceive by cloning. The daughter she gives birth to is therefor almost identical to her. The child starts to grow rapidly and slowly replaces mom in the household.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aruna Villiers
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Christopher Lambert  •  Audrey DeWilder  •  Francine Bergé

Ridden by guilt for not being able to have a child, wife decides to conceive by cloning. The daughter she gives birth to is therefor almost identical to her. The child starts to grow rapidly and slowly replaces mom in the household.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aruna Villiers
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Christopher Lambert  •  Audrey DeWilder  •  Francine Bergé

Cat People (1982)

After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  John Heard  •  Ruby Dee

After years of separation, Irina and her minister brother, Paul, reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  John Heard  •  Ruby Dee

Inland Empire (2006)

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An actress’s perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Justin Theroux  •  Harry Dean Stanton

An actress’s perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Laura Dern  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Justin Theroux  •  Harry Dean Stanton

One from the Heart (1982)

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Raul Julia  •  Lainie Kazan

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Frannie leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright as they may seem, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Teri Garr  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Raul Julia  •  Lainie Kazan

One Night Stand (1997)

In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat run-ins with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Ming-Na Wen

In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat run-ins with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Ming-Na Wen

Paris, Texas (1984)

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A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Hunter Carson

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Hunter Carson

Savior (1998)

A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Predrag Antonijević
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Pascal Rollin  •  Catlin Foster  •  Stellan Skarsgård

A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Predrag Antonijević
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Pascal Rollin  •  Catlin Foster  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Tess (1979)

A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Firth  •  Leigh Lawson  •  John Collin

A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Firth  •  Leigh Lawson  •  John Collin

The Claim (2000)

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

Town & Country (2001)

Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take often leads to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Diane Keaton  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Garry Shandling

Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take often leads to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Chelsom
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Diane Keaton  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Garry Shandling

An American Rhapsody (2001)

A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter then decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Éva Gárdos
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Raffaella Bánsági

A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter then decides to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Éva Gárdos
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Raffaella Bánsági

Playing by Heart (1998)

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Willard Carroll
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  April Grace  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Gena Rowlands

Fathers' Day (1997)

Smart aleck lawyer, Jack Lawrence is one day visited by an ex-girlfriend who tells him her child is his. Enter Dale Putley. A depressed goofball who is also a writer, Dale meets with the same ex-girlfriend who also tells him her child is his. One day Jack and Dale ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Billy Crystal  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Nastassja Kinski

Smart aleck lawyer, Jack Lawrence is one day visited by an ex-girlfriend who tells him her child is his. Enter Dale Putley. A depressed goofball who is also a writer, Dale meets with the same ex-girlfriend who also tells him her child is his. One day Jack and Dale ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Billy Crystal  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Nastassja Kinski

Revolution (1985)

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Sid Owen

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Sid Owen

Faraway, So Close! (1993)

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Damiel is now married to Marion, runs the pizzeria “Da Angelo” and the two have a child. The solitarily remaining angel Cassiel is more and more dissatisfied with his destiny as a mere observer of human life and finally decides to take the great leap. As Karl Engel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Otto Sander  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Falk

Damiel is now married to Marion, runs the pizzeria “Da Angelo” and the two have a child. The solitarily remaining angel Cassiel is more and more dissatisfied with his destiny as a mere observer of human life and finally decides to take the great leap. As Karl Engel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Otto Sander  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Falk

Harem (1985)

Diane is a sophisticated trainee on the New York Stock Exchange who is suddenly kidnapped and held captive in a North African desert hideaway by Selim, an Arab mogul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Joffé
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Dennis Goldson  •  Zohra Sehgal

Diane is a sophisticated trainee on the New York Stock Exchange who is suddenly kidnapped and held captive in a North African desert hideaway by Selim, an Arab mogul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Joffé
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Dennis Goldson  •  Zohra Sehgal

The Intruder (1999)

Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder begins playing strange mind games with Catherine in an apparent attempt to drive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Bailey
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  John Hannah  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Charles Powell

Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder begins playing strange mind games with Catherine in an apparent attempt to drive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Bailey
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  John Hannah  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Charles Powell

Red Letters (2000)

A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Battersby
CAST:  Peter Coyote  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Jeremy Piven

A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Battersby
CAST:  Peter Coyote  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Fairuza Balk  •  Jeremy Piven

On a Moonlit Night (1989)

An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lina Wertmüller
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Lorraine Bracco

An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lina Wertmüller
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Lorraine Bracco

Humiliated and Insulted (1990)

Based on the Fyodor Dostoevsky novel about a young woman who leaves her family to live with her lover whose father dead set on keeping them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrey Eshpay
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Nikita Mikhalkov  •  Anastasiya Vyazemskaya  •  Sergey Perelygin

Based on the Fyodor Dostoevsky novel about a young woman who leaves her family to live with her lover whose father dead set on keeping them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrey Eshpay
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Nikita Mikhalkov  •  Anastasiya Vyazemskaya  •  Sergey Perelygin
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