Films byTexts by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1969, 88’

“Fassbinder’s second film, which became not only his first claim to fame and author status, but also gave him [...] valuable operating capital for years to come.

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974, 120’

“I find women more interesting. They don’t interest me just because they’re oppressed – it’s not that simple.

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1979, 111’

“It seems as if Fassbinder needed to purge his system after In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden (1978), a traumatised remake of Louis Malle’s Le feu follet (1963), chronicling a transsexual depressive’s last days, and inspired by the suicide of Fassbinder’s lover Armin Meier.

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1982, 108’

“This sense of unrootedness and disorientation may stem largely from an aesthetic dissonance between Fassbinder and Genet [whose novel Querelle de Brest was adapted by Fassbinder], both in terms of agenda and the times in which they were working.