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Fassbinder (2015)

A film portrait of the influential Bavarian actor, director and screenwriter who publicly confessed his homosexuality.

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Annekatrin Hendel

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Annekatrin Hendel, Juliane Lorenz (idea) (as Juliane Maria Lorenz)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Margit Carstensen ... Herself
Irm Hermann ... Herself
Juliane Lorenz ... Herself
Hanna Schygulla ... Herself
Harry Baer ... Himself
Hark Bohm Hark Bohm ... Himself
Hubert Gilli Hubert Gilli ... Himself
Wolf Gremm Wolf Gremm ... Himself
Günter Rohrbach Günter Rohrbach ... Himself
Fritz Müller-Scherz Fritz Müller-Scherz ... Himself
Volker Schlöndorff ... Himself
Thomas Schühly Thomas Schühly ... Himself
Rainer Werner Fassbinder ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karlheinz Böhm ... Max (archive footage)
Lou Castel ... Jeff, Regisseur (archive footage)
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A film portrait of the influential Bavarian actor, director and screenwriter who publicly confessed his homosexuality.

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Germany

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German

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30 April 2015 (Germany) See more »

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Germany

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My review of "Fassbinder"
17 September 2018 | by gonggongrecordsSee all my reviews

Whoever thought it was necessary to kick Margit Carstensen's dogs underneath the table and use Rammstein as background music. The decision to put a modern twist on this documentary was superficial and felt like an unnecessary attempt to be different.

If anyone reading this hasn't seen Christian Braad Thomsen's documentary about Fassbinder (titled: "Fassbinder - Love Without Demands") I highly suggest you watch it. It did his life and career more justice and painted an intimate, affecting portrait of the man himself.


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