Despair

Despair
  • 1978
  • Germany/France
  • 119 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Andréa Ferréol, Klaus Löwitsch

Fassbinder directs Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Nabokov's novel featuring Dirk Bogarde as a Russian chocolate magnate who loses his mind between the two World Wars.

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BFI Southbank, London SE1 (0.0 miles)

Belvedere Road, South Bank, London, England, SE1 8XT
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Sun 28 May

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88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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