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10 great films shot by Michael Ballhaus

Cinematographer Michael Ballhaus died on April 11, 2017, at the age of 81. A revered innovator of his craft, Ballhaus worked on countless great movies, many of which resulted out of long lasting collaborations with two directors: Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Martin Scorsese. 885 weitere Wörter


Michael Ballhaus, ‘The Departed’ and ‘Goodfellas’ Cinematographer, Dies at 81

Dave McNary reports: German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, who shot Martin Scorsese’s best picture winner “The Departed” and helped numerous Scorsese films achieve their singular visuals, has died at his Berlin apartment after a short illness. 201 weitere Wörter


Fear Eats the Soul

Fear Eats the Soul

Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Germany, 1974

HOME, 4 April 2017

Fassbinder’s beautiful film is about love, a sudden illumination, between a German woman and a Moroccan man. 129 weitere Wörter

Film Review

Fear Eats the Soul: Fassbinder's film is still relevant after 40 years

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Fear Eats the Soul has been re-released nationally as part of a retrospective at London’s BFI Southbank. Thanks to the MUBI streaming service I got a chance to watch again one of the great works of the New German Cinema that I last saw when first released in 1974. 1.961 weitere Wörter


Film Review: Fear Eats the Soul


It’s surely the sheer, unvarnished humanity on display in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s celebrated Ali: Fear Eats the Soul that’s the film’s greatest success. When the eponymous Ali (El Hedi ben Salem), a Moroccan immigrant in his late thirties, meets nervous 60-year-old Emmi (Brigitte Mira) one evening when she steps into a bar to get out of the rain, his friends challenge Ali to ask her to dance. 25 weitere Wörter


The Merchant of Four Seasons (1971)

West Germany 88m, Colour
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; Cast: Hans Hirschmüller, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Karl Scheydt, Andrea Schober, Kurt Raab, Ingrid Caven, Gusti Kreissl… 79 weitere Wörter