Schlagwörter » Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Die Ehe der Maria Braun

La joven Maria está casada con Hermann Braun, un soldado que luchó en la segunda guerra mundial y del cual se desconoce su paradero. La fidelidad de Maria hacia su esposo es incuestionable, pero, al darlo por muerto, se hace la amante de Bill, un militar estadounidense. noch 589 Wörter


A Need for the Imagined & Legitimized Spectatorship in ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL

According to Christian Metz, the cinematic apparatus is a false—or imagined—existence that causes perception and is itself a perception, but ultimately an illusion. Because of this, Metz often compares cinema to the mirror, which functions essentially as a reflector or an identifier, hence Metz’ title of this essay: “The Imaginary Signifier.” noch 1.557 Wörter


Moving pictures, #31

More movies! Some good, some bad – well, some good, some meh. But mostly good, I think. Perhaps a few too many from the US, but that seems to be how it worked out.  noch 1.953 Wörter


Moving pictures, #30

A wider spread of films this week – in terms of years (five decades) and countries of origin (five nations). Only one from 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list, however. noch 1.430 Wörter


Fassbinder classic at FilmClub

TONIGHT’S FilmClub screening at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg is Veronika Voss, directed Rainer Werner Fassbinder. noch 280 Wörter


Obscenity, Feminism, and Fassbinder

Rainer Werner Fassbinder never ceases to amaze me not only as a brilliant film director for his masterful direction of some of the most challenging, most brutal screenplays in New German  Wave cinema throughout the 1970s and 80s, but also as a precise craftsman of the most obscene theatrical plays, especially those of his controversial antiteater collection, six of which are published in 1986’s  noch 495 Wörter

German Literature