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The Merchant of Four Seasons
The Merchant of Four Seasons

The Merchant of Four Seasons 1972

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The Merchant of Four Seasons 1972 15

88 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Wonderfully written, acted and directed, this heart-rending tale was Fassbinder’s first venture into popular melodrama. Sacked from the police force for a sexual indiscretion, Hans (Hirschmüller) is now a struggling fruit-seller whose wife (Hermann) craves bourgeois respectability, while his wider family despises his lowly status. Portrayed with sympathy and rigour, Fassbinder’s characters all have their reasons...

Directed by

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Featuring

Hanna Schygulla

Irm Hermann

Hans Hirschmüller

Genres

Drama

Collection

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Certificate

15 Contains strong sex and moderate violence

Released

1972

Country

Federal Republic of Germany

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