By Brigitte Peucker

A spouse to Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the 1st of its variety to interact with this significant determine. Twenty-eight essays by way of a world staff of students think of this debatable director's contribution to German cinema, German heritage, gender experiences, and auteurship.

  • A clean selection of unique learn supplying assorted views on Fassbinder’s paintings in movies, tv, poetry, and underground theatre.
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder is still the preeminent filmmaker of the recent German Cinema whose short yet prolific physique of labor spans from the latter 1/2 the Sixties to the artist’s loss of life in 1982.
  • Interrogates Fassbinder’s impression at the seminal principles of his time: auteurship, identification, race, queer stories, and the cataclysmic occasions of German 20th century history
  • Contributions from the world over diversified students focusing on movie, tradition, and German studies.
  • Includes insurance of his key motion pictures together with: Gods of the Plague (1970), Beware of a Holy Whore (1971), The sour Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), Martha (1973) (TV), World on a Wire (1973), Effi Briest (1974), Ali: worry Eats the Soul (1974), Fox and His Friends (1975),  Fear of Fear (1975), Chinese Roulette (1976), In a 12 months With thirteen Moons (1978), Despair (1978), The 3rd Generation (1979), Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) (TV), and Querelle (1982).

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