The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant
- 2h 4min
- Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
- Written by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
- Cast: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Irm Hermann, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes, Gisela Fackeldey
- Language: German
In a sumptuous apartment lives a fashion designer, slavishly attended by her assistant, but the arrival of an attractive young woman whom the former wishes to use as a model changes the domestic power set-up. One of the great Fassbinder films, incisively examining the way in which social positions influence romantic relationships.
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