He is widely regarded as a prominent figure and catalyst of the New German Cinema movement.
Fassbinder's version of modern post-civilized terror was, like much else about his work, ahead of its time. San Francisco Chronicle. Only 4 left in stock (more on the way).
The prolific film-maker Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a towering figure in German cinema
The prolific film-maker Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a towering figure in German cinema. Take a look at five of the best films by this controversial and provocative director. Adapted from a play Fassbinder had written himself, this film takes place entirely within the claustrophobic confines of the main character’s bedroom, and features a uniformly excellent all-female cast.
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the controversial and furiously prolific film maker most responsible for the resurgence of German cinema in the 1970's, was found dead yesterday at his home in Munich, West Germany. He was 36 years old, and had made 41 feature-length films - the best known was ''The Marriage of Maria Braun'' - in an erratic, iconoclastic screen career lasting only 13 years.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder's films include Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, The Marriage of Maria Braun, In a Year with 13 Moons. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1982. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1981. Berlin Alexanderplatz. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980. The Third Generation. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1979. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1978. Alf Brustellin, Hans Peter Cloos, Rainer Werner Fassbinder & 8 others, 1978. In a Year with 13 Moons.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Celebrity Profile - Check out the latest Rainer Werner Fassbinder photo gallery . Born in 1945 in Bad Wörishofen, Fassbinder lived with his mother in Munich after his parents divorced when he was five
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Celebrity Profile - Check out the latest Rainer Werner Fassbinder photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at Rotten Tomatoes! . Born in 1945 in Bad Wörishofen, Fassbinder lived with his mother in Munich after his parents divorced when he was five. Part of the postwar generation weaned on American culture and German historical amnesia about the Nazi years, he spent his youth at the movies and became a fan of Hollywood, particularly German émigré Douglas Sirk's glossy 1950s melodramas. After high school, Fassbinder applied to the Berlin Film School - and was rejected.
A lifelong movie buff, German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder studied acting at Munich's Fridl-Leonhard school. Though he was not accepted into the West Berlin Film and Television academy, Fassbinder decided to pick up practical experience on his own beginning in 1965, acting, writing and directing (under the pseudonym Franz Walsch) short amateur films. He joined Munich's action-theater as an actor/ playwright 1967; here he met actress Hanna Schygulla, who would later star in many of his best films.