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by 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,...
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by 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
Feature Films
by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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After the death of her abusive father, the lonely librarian Martha marries an equally vile businessman - Helmut. The cruel and torturous nature of their relationship leads Martha to believe Helmut might be trying to kill her.
Topics: charming but evil man, domineering husband, businessman, manipulative personality, new german cinema
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by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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A beautiful young housewife, Nora, is trying to convince her tight-laced, bourgeois husband, Torvald, to give her some extra money for the holidays, even if he has to borrow it. Fassbinder's interpretation of "A dolls house".
Topics: teleplay, tv, tv adaptation, movie, new german cinema