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Katzelmacher

Katzelmacher 1969

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Katzelmacher 1969 15

88 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Brutal and poignant, Fassbinder’s adaptation of his own play is still shockingly resonant. A Greek immigrant (Fassbinder) unleashes jealousy and xenophobia among a group of neighbours in the Munich suburbs. The largely static camera reflects the narrow horizons of these bickering couples; Hanna Schygulla, Fassbinder’s star-to-be, stands out as Marie, the only one for whom love isn’t just about money.

Directed by

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Featuring

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Lilith Ungerer

Hanna Schygulla

Genres

Drama

Collection

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Certificate

15 Contains strong language and sexualised nudity

Released

1969

Country

Federal Republic of Germany

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