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Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation

Overview
Works: 77 works in 213 publications in 4 languages and 6,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Crime films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction films  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation
Angst essen Seele auf Ali, fear eats the soul by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in German and English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant ein Krankheitsfall gewidmet dem, der hier Marlene wurde by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in German and English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a gay carnival performer known as Fox the Talking Head, who strikes it rich by winning a lottery. This causes him to have many friends, one lover however cheats him out of his money
Berlin Alexanderplatz einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending four years in prison for killing his girlfriend, lumbering man-child Franz Biberkopf is finally released back into society. He wants to stay honest now he has left jail, but it is tough in the Alexanderplatz section of Berlin. After failing to succeed in several 'regular' jobs, he falls in with some old cohorts and an on-again, off-again association with thugs. Post-war society is crumbling, and it appears that nothing will bring it back. Originally made for television, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a prototype for the modern long-form drama, grandfather to Tony and the Sopranos
Welt am Draht = World on a wire by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and French and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, a cybernetic company designs a supercomputer that simulates a world populated with "identity units" programmed with artificial intelligence that will predict human behavior in the real world. When the lead designer commits suicide under mysterious circumstances, his successor, Fred Stiller (Klaus Lowitsch), takes on the job, but soon faces his own mental breakdown when strange events and logical inconsistencies begin to haunt him. Is the stress and psychological nuance (intensified when his employer flirts with covert interests) taking its toll, or is he on the verge of a deeper and more unsettling discovery?
The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema
Händler der vier Jahreszeiten The merchant of four seasons by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in German and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans, a fruit peddler, watches his unexceptional life disintegrate. Seduced and rejected to the point of a nervous breakdown, Hans drinks himself to death as he toasts his loved ones at the dinner table
Die Ehe der Maria Braun The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in German and Multiple languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of a trilogy about women in post-World War II Germany, The marriage of Maria Braun, turns the melodramatic story of the titular heroine's climb up the economic ladder into a historical allegory about both the post-war German "economic miracle" and 1970s West Germany. During the allied siege of Germany in the last year of the war, Maria's new husband is shipped off to the Russian front before the marriage is consummated. As she struggles to survive wartime deprivations, Maria haunts the local train station, seeking out information concerning her husband. When it appears that she's a widow, Maria takes a job as a barmaid and befriends a black soldier from the occupying allied troops, who sees to it that Maria's family receives vital food and supplies. The opportunistic Maria eventually takes a job with a wealthy importer, building herself up to a position of power and indispensability
Katzelmacher by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of an aimless assortment of friends who spend their days outside their Munich apartment smoking cigarettes, drinking coffee and sleeping with each other. Their lives begin to change when a Greek immigrant moves in and begins to evoke reactions of jealousy and violence among the group
American soldier by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in German and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fassbinder's homage to American gangster movies. Ricky, a professional killer, is hired by 3 Munich policemen upon his return to Germany from America. He visits family, meets up with friends, and drops by old haunts, all the while carrying out his kills without hesitation of emotion. Upon completion of all his assignments, Ricky finds himself in a shoo-out with the cops who hired him
Liebe ist kälter als der Tod by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in German and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fassbinder's debut feature depicts a chilly love triangle between a minor-league hood, his girl, and a career criminal
Effi Briest, oder, Viele die eine Ahnung haben von ihren Möglichkeiten und ihren Bedürfnissen und trotzdem das herrschende System in ihrem Kopf akzeptieren durch ihre Taten und es somit festigen und durchaus bestätigen by Theodor Fontane( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in German and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effi Briest is a radiant beauty, a vivacious blend of naivete and intelligence, forthrightness and willful self interest. She is married when very young to a much older Prussian diplomat and carried away to a remote Baltic port where she drifts into a brief, passionless affair with a local womanizer. The full effects are felt only later, in a chilling manifestation of the Prussian legal code
Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation is chaos in this dramatization of the neuroses rampant on a movie set, inspired by Fassbinder and his crew's own experiences
Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a German provincial town during the 'economic miracle' of the '50s, the seductive Lola is the star attraction of the nightclub in which she works. But, ever ambitious, she spots an opportunity to improve her social position in the form of straight-laced new buildings commissioner von Bohm. Presenting her most demure persona, she manipulates von Bohm into a chaste courtship, but finds that outrunning her past is more difficult than she ever imagined
Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss Veronika Voss by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in German and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once the toast of Germany, Veronika Voss had allegedly been an intimate of Joseph Gobbels. Playing to an increasingly diminishing fan following, Veronika turns to drugs to cushion her against the cruelties of life. Her self-destruction is accelerated by her Dr. Katz, who plys Veronika with morphine in order to gain control of the actress's money and property. A well-meaning sportswriter tries to save Veronika from herself, sacrificing his own personal happiness - and the life of his girlfriend Cornelia Froeboess - in the process. Allegedly an amalgam of several true stories, Veronika Voss is the second of Fassbinder's "postwar trilogy" (the others are The Marriage of Maria Braun and Lola)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder : Dichter, Schauspieler, Filmemacher : Werkschau 28.5-19.7.1992 by Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation( Book )

17 editions published in 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mutter Küsters fahrt zum Himmel Mother Küsters goes to heaven by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third Generation: Made during the 2nd Generation of the violent left-wing West German group, Red Army Faction, the film speculates on what lay behind increased security and domestic terrorism in Germany. The first third of the movie plays as a comedy of the inside shenanigans of how such a group would behave. The movie's tone turns grim and critical when the group playfully kills a low-level banker in a robbery
Die dritte Generation The third generation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inept group of middle-class German radicals plot to kidnap the director of a multinational company. Their position is compromised by the arrival of two mysterious strangers, yet still they persist with their controversial strategy
Götter der Pest by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in German and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El tercer rasgo de Fassbinder sobre la generación alienada, sin objeto de la posguerra en Munich. Una cantante de club de noche, cuyo novio es un criminal se ha ido de ella por otra mujer, lo cual hace que ella lo traicione con un detective de policía
Chinesisches Roulette Chinese roulette by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman, his wife and their lovers are forced by the couple's paraplegic daughter to participate in a rigorous game of truth-telling which leads to violence
 
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