Tag: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Four to Watch: BFI Rainer Werner Fassbinder Season

Four to Watch: BFI Rainer Werner Fassbinder Season

By Wyndham Hacket Pain Controversial and often divisive, Rainer Werner Fassbinder directed 40 films in 14 years before his death from a drug overdose aged 37 in 1982. He was so prolific during his lifetime that even today audiences and critics are still catching up with his work that in ...

Fear Eats the Soul: Film Review

Fear Eats the Soul: Film Review

By Linda Marric First released in 1974, Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Ali: Fear Eats The Soul has become one of the German filmmaker’s most poignant work to date. This beautifully crafted melodrama deals with themes of love, alienations and racism in post-war Germany. Credited by some as being single-handedly responsible for ...