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by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder's tale of a servant who finally fights back against his cruel oppressors.
Topics: 1970s, german, german cinema, new german cinema
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by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Both the parents of a young teen who walks with crutches, goes on each their secret meeting with lovers, both surprising each other at the family's county home. The daughter arrives and initiates a guessing game of "Chinese roulette".
Topics: extramarrital affair, married couple, 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
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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
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by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Margot, who lives in a comfortable middle class apartment, fears that she is losing her mind after having had her second child. Her husband Kurt, who is busy studying for an exam, does not understand her situation. Her mother-in-law and sister-in-law Lore are openly hostile to her. She resorts to valium and drink, and looks for sympathy, but to no avail.
Topics: married couple, new german cinema, depression, dysfunctional couple
Feature Films
by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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A compilation of two of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's early films
Topics: compilation, new german cinema, 1966, 1967, short film
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by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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A successful fashion designer abandons a sado-masochistic relationship with her female assistant in favor of a love affair with a beautiful young woman.
Topics: new german cinema, 1972, 1970s, german, germany, movies
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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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Hans Epp is a self-destructive man who lives a dissatisfied life. He tries to find meaning as a fruit vendor, but a heart attack impedes his ability to work, which turns his dissatisfaction into despair.
Topics: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, new german cinema, german film, 1970s, 1972, Hans Hirschmüller, Irm...
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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,...