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Fassbinder's World on a Wire - Looking Ahead to Today (2010)

Fassbinders Welt am Draht - Blick voraus ins Heute (original title)
A retrospective look at the making of "World on a Wire".


Juliane Lorenz


Juliane Lorenz


Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Ballhaus ... Self
Fritz Müller-Scherz Fritz Müller-Scherz ... Self
Karl Heinz Vosgerau ... Self (as Karl-Heinz Vosgerau)
Günter Rohrbach Günter Rohrbach ... Self (as Dr. Günter Rohrbach)
Moritz Eggert Moritz Eggert ... Self
Roland Blach Roland Blach ... Self
Traudl Nicholson Traudl Nicholson ... Self
Klaus Löwitsch ... Fred Stiller (archive footage)
Barbara Valentin ... Gloria Fromm (archive footage)
Mascha Rabben ... Eva Vollmer (archive footage)
Wolfgang Schenck ... Franz Hahn (archive footage)
Günter Lamprecht Günter Lamprecht ... Fritz Walfang (archive footage)
Ulli Lommel ... Rupp, Journalist (archive footage)
Adrian Hoven ... Professor Henry Vollmer (archive footage) (as Adrian Hooven)
Ivan Desny ... Guenther Lause (archive footage)
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