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Aug 26, 2021 Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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A lonely widow meets a much younger Arab worker in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love, to their own surprise and to the outright shock of their families, colleagues, and drinking buddies.
Topics: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1970s, new german cinema, german cinema, german film, Marquard Bohm,...
Feature Films
Jul 1, 2021 Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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In the nineteenth century, seventeen year old Effi Briest is married to the older Baron von Instetten and moves into a house, that she believes has a ghost, in a small isolated Baltic town. She soon bears a daughter, Annie, and hires the lapsed Catholic Roswitha to look after her. Effi is lonely when her husband is away on business, so she spends time riding and walking along the shore with Major Crampas. Instetten is promoted to Ministerial Councillor and the family moves to Berlin, where Effi...
Topics: new german cinema, 1970s, 19th century, husband wife relationship