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Have You Tried The BRD Trilogy?

German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder was amazingly prolific – over 40 features and shorts in just 13 years. Between 1979 and 1982 he wrote and directed three films which are probably his masterpieces.  noch 805 Wörter

New German Cinema: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant'

Rainer Werner Fassbinder puts emotion at the forefront of his manipulative, Douglas Sirk-styled melodrama, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant. Loneliness, fear and desire collide in Fassbinder’s one-room crucible; his female-centric cast seethes with passion as even the slightest interaction causes a life-altering reaction for all involved. noch 551 Wörter

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New German Cinema: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'Beware of a Holy Whore'

The addition of color in Beware of a Holy Whore brings Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s delicate staging and intimate framing to magnificent life. Having previously explored a gritty noir series, the self-reflexive and vibrant nature of… noch 619 Wörter

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Moving pictures, #10

I think I maintain a good spread of films in my viewing – current movies, classic movies and art house movies. Working my way through the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list has introduced me to some good films I might otherwise have never seen, as well as some right crap I’d have been better off avoiding. noch 2.197 Wörter


New German Cinema: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'Gods of the Plague'

A continuation of his work in Love is Colder than Death, Rainer Werner Fassbinder mixes up new themes and a new cast with part two of his unofficial crime trilogy,  noch 659 Wörter

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German Film: More Than Musicals and Mountain Movies

New history of German film since 1920 goes beyond the popular genres of musicals with Lilian Harvey, mountain movies with Leni Riefenstahl, comedies with Willy Fritsch. noch 50 Wörter


New German Cinema: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'Love is Colder Than Death'

With a career fueled by otherworldly talent, prolific drug use and defiant self-indulgence, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was an astounding byproduct of the New German Cinema movement and undoubtedly one of its best. noch 659 Wörter

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