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The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant

The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant
  • 1972
  • W
  • 124 min
  • 18
  • 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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Stanley Kubrick & Rainer Werner Fassbinder

5 Mar 2009

This month two monsters of cinema meet in the central belt. As German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s takes over the Glasgow Film Theatre (courtesy of Goethe Institut) with a small selection of his better known films (Fear Eats the Soul, Effi Brest…

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