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Fox and His Friends
Fox and His Friends

Fox and His Friends 1975

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Fox and His Friends 1975 15

123 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Fassbinder's brilliantly caustic and cynical drama was way ahead of its time in its depiction of characters who are unproblematically gay. Fox, an ex-fairground worker, wins the lottery and falls in love with ‘posh and prissy’ Eugen (Chatel) but is mocked and exploited by his boyfriend’s family and friends.

Outstanding in the title role, Fassbinder exudes vitality and vulnerability. It’s both savagely funny and desperately sad.

Directed by

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Featuring

Karlheinz Böhm

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Peter Chatel

Genres

Drama

Collection

Rainer Werner Fassbinder Flare LGBT

Certificate

15 Contains nudity, sex references and strong language

Released

1975

Country

Federal Republic of Germany

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