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Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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Biography

Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and even antigay, he completed 44 projects between 1966 and 1982, the majority of which can be characterized as highly intelligent social melodramas. His prodigious output was matched by a wild, self-destructive libertinage that earned him a reputation as the enfant terrible of the New German Cinema (as well as its central figure. Read more...

Actor

Character: The pimp / Freder in the play

Der Bräutigam, die Komödiantin und der Zuhälter 1968

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Character: Pornokunde

Götter der Pest 1970

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Character: Black Monk

Die Niklashauser Fart 1970

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Character: Himself

Am laufenden Band 1974

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Character: Wittowski

Tenderness of the Wolves 1973

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Character: Himself

Deutschland im Herbst 1978

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Character: Saloon guest

Whity 1971

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Character: Polizeileutnant Jansen

Kamikaze 89 1982

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Character: Günther Weissenborn

Lili Marleen 1981

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Character: Eugen, Krista's husband

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul 1974

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Directing

Writing

Character: Pornokunde

Götter der Pest 1970

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Character: Black Monk

Die Niklashauser Fart 1970

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Character: Himself

Deutschland im Herbst 1978

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Character: Saloon guest

Whity 1971

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Character: Günther Weissenborn

Lili Marleen 1981

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Character: Eugen, Krista's husband

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul 1974

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