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Film Review: 'Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands'

If ever a helmer opened himself to Freudian interpretation, it was Rainer Werner Fassbinder: He practically demanded such analysis, so one can’t really criticize Christian Braad Thomsen for doing the same in “Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands.” Friend and devotee of Fassbinder from 1969 to the end, Thomson runs through the director’s career with a psychoanalytic bent, supported by an unreleased interview he shot in 1978 when the great man was particularly exhausted and loose-lipped. noch 564 Wörter


Bitter Tears

By Waqia Kareem

she said once,
in a text
you are
the most beautiful person
i’ve ever been with
this was the caption to a photo of her naked white body… noch 146 Wörter


Top 10 Favorite Films (Thus Far)

  1. Wings of Desire (1987), Directed by Wim Wenders

An intimate portrayal of the common citizens of Berlin through the eyes of an angel who wishes nothing more than to be among them. noch 370 Wörter

Ingmar Bergman

Love Is Colder Than Death (1969)

1. Filem ini merupakan feature debut dari pengarah Rainer Werner Fassbinder, salah seorang pembikin filem terhebat dunia dan pencetus New German Cinema.

2. Mengisahkan konflik cinta tiga segi di antara seorang bapa ayam, Franz (lakonan Fassbinder) dengan kekasih pelacurnya Joanna (Hanna Schygulla) dan kawan gangster Franz iaitu Bruno (Ulli Lommel – juga turut menjadi pengarah seni untuk filem ini bersama Fassbinder). noch 238 Wörter


Moving pictures, #3

Well, my DVD-player decided to pack in. After seven and a half years of hard use. I guess I can’t complain too much. Fortunately, I also have a Blu-ray player, so there was no interruption of service. noch 1.704 Wörter


Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)

Not since my viewing of Krzysztof Kieślowski 561m Dekalog project, have been as excited and challenged by what I am getting ready to watch. I recently picked up Criterion’s 941m, seven disc DVD release of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 14-part West German television miniseries, Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and will be commenting on each segment over the course of the next two weeks (Klaus Ming February 2015). noch 124 Wörter

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The only thing I knew about this film before seeing it was that it involved a woman who returns to Germany from a concentration camp at the end of the war, and that it was directed by Christian Petzold and starred Nina Hoss, the same people who were responsible for that excellent film… noch 1.060 Wörter