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Rainer Fassbinder


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Gay German movie director and actor Rainer Werner Fassbinder was one of the most important representatives of the New German Cinema. He was born on May 31, 1945 in the Bavarian town of Bad Wörishofen[?].

He died on June 10, 1982 of a drug overdose. His death is often considered the end of New German Cinema.

In his short life he not only made 41 films, but he also worked as an actor (film and theatre), cameraman[?], composer, designer, editor, producer and theatre manager[?].

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Notable Works

Film

  • 1969 - Love Is Colder Than Death - (Liebe ist kälter als der Tod)
  • 1969 - Katzelmacher
  • 1971 - Beware Of A Holy Whore - (Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte)
  • 1972 - The Merchant Of Four Seasons - (Der Händler der vier Jahreszeiten)
  • 1974 - Angst essen Seele auf - translated as: Ali - Fear Eats The Soul or Fear Eats the Soul
  • 1975 - Faustrecht der Freiheit - translated as: Fox and His Friends or Fist-Fight of Freedom or Fox
  • 1978 - Germany in Autumn - (Deutschland im Herbst)
  • 1978 - The Marriage Of Maria Braun - (Die Ehe der Maria Braun)
  • 1978 - In A Year Of Thirteen Moons - (In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden)
  • 1979 - The Third Generation - (Die Dritte Generation)
  • 1981 - Lili Marleen
  • 1981 - Lola
  • 1982 - Querelle

Theatre

  • 1968 - Katzelmacher

TV

  • 1972 - Eight Hours Are Not A Day - (Acht Stunden sind kein Tag)
  • 1974 - Effi Briest
  • 1980 - Berlin Alexanderplatz



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