This film vividly conjures up the shabby, cigarette-ashy world: the West Germany of radical chic and revolutionary paranoia.
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This is the story of a child of his time: The story of an extremely talented and dynamic artist called Rainer Werner Fassbinder who dreams of making movies about the cold-hearted, archaic Federal German society and about the longing for respect and love of the outsiders – foreigners, underprivileged groups, small convicts. His fulminant rise to being one of the most important directors in Europe correlates with his mental and physical fall and his early death.
Bio-pic, Drama, LGBTQ, Films & Filmmakers
German, French, English
Stefan Arndt, Uwe Schott, Markus Zimmer
Oskar Roehler, Klaus Richter
Oliver Masucci, Hary Prinz, Katja Riemann, Felix Hellmann
Eddie Harrison, film-authority.com
As a biopic, there’s lots of meat on the bone, but also attractive trimmings; we see him meet up with luminaries including Jack Palance, Marlene Dietrich and Andy Warhol, while Freddie Mercury and Franco Nero cross his path tangentially. There’s time to explore Fassbinder’s relationship with ...
NoHo 7 5.07.21 - 5.13.21
Laemmle Virtual Cinema 5.14.21 - 6.03.21