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Films By Rainer Werner Fassbinder

CHINESE ROULETTE (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1976)
This is the twenty-ninth film made by German director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder. ... Chance brings together an unhappy family for a long weekend at their country retreat The parents have indulged in … Read more

CHINESE ROULETTE (M) (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1976)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder embraces psychological melodrama in this blackly comedic domestic pressure cooker, laden with moral conflict and hypocrisy. ... An affluent couple turns a blind eye to each o… Read more

DESPAIR (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1978)
Fassbinder is the wonder-boy of the performing arts, turning out fully developed plays, films and television productions of his own with insistent regularity, and still finding time to appear in othe… Read more

FOX AND HIS FRIENDS (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975)
“One of Fassbinder's easiest, most naturalistic movies.” - New York Times ... Fox is a financially strapped gay man who performs in a travelling circus as ‘Fox the Talking Head'. When he wins t… Read more

FOX: FISTRIGHT OF FREEDOM (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975)
Rainer Fassbinder's second film of 1975 was made before Mother Kuster. In Fox ... , he plays the leading role himself, as a young homosexual who is seen first as the lover of a fairground showman. He… Read more

MOTHER KüSTER'S TRIP TO HEAVEN (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975)
Rainer Fassbinder's film takes up the story of Mrs. Kuster who lives in Frankfurt with her husband, a factory worker, and her son and his pregnant wife. Her life is disrupted when her husband goes be… Read more

THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1971)
Fassbinder's films always force us ... to become aware of possibilitieswhich remain just out of reach of his characters. Whilst his vision is a bleak one, he never indulges in it for its own sake, an… Read more

The Little Chaos (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1966)
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THE PEDLAR OF THE FOUR SEASONS (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973)
This is the story of Hans, whose life was ruined by five women. ... His mother forces him to continue his high school education, forbidding him to learn an honest trade, which he always wanted. He jo… Read more

VERONIKA VOSS (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1982)
The sports reporter, Robert Krohn, meets by chance the ex-UFA star, Veronika Voss, still an attractive and extremely interesting woman. Fascinated by her personality and charm, he is determined to se… Read more

WORLD ON A WIRE (1973) (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973)
“There are movies that make news and movies that are news. World on a Wire is one of the latter.” - Village Voice ... R.W. Fassbinder's epic, made-for-TV, science fiction mystery has been screene… Read more

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