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Release Date:
15 July 1983 (Italy) See more »
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Plot:
On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Watch for the jokes on Last Year at Marienbad See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Lou Castel ... Jeff, Regisseur

Eddie Constantine ... Er selbst (as Eddi Constantine)
Marquard Bohm ... Ricky, Schauspieler

Hanna Schygulla ... Hanna, Schauspielerin

Rainer Werner Fassbinder ... Sascha, Herstellungsleiter

Margarethe von Trotta ... Babs, Produktionssekretärin (as Margarete von Trotta)
Hannes Fuchs ... David, Regieassistent
Marcella Michelangeli ... Margret
Karl Scheydt ... Manfred, Produzent

Ulli Lommel ... Korbinian, Aufnahmeleiter
Kurt Raab ... Fred, Ausstatter

Herb Andress ... Mark, Coach
Monica Teuber ... Billi, Maskenbildnerin (as Monika Teuber)
Benjamin Lev ... Candy, spanischer Aufnahmeleiter
Gianni Di Luigi ... Mike, Kameramann (as Gianni di Luigi)
Werner Schroeter ... Deiters, Fotograf (as Werner Schröter)
Magdalena Montezuma ... Irm
Rudolf Waldemar Brem ... Oberbeleuchter (as Rudolf-Waldemar Bem)
Thomas Schieder ... Jesus, Beleuchter
Enzo Monteduro
Mario Novelli
Ingrid Caven ... Statistin
Tanja Constantine ... Linda
Katrin Schaake ... Scriptgirl
Achmed Em Bark ... Requisiteur
Michael Fengler ... Spencer
Harry Baer ... Mann der Statistin / David (voice) (as Harry Bär)
Burghard Schlicht ... Peter
Dick Randall ... Portier
Peter Berling
Toni Bianchi ... Blanco
Renato Di Laudadio (as Renato di Laudadio)
Franco Iavarone ... Bill (as Gianni Javarone)
Peter Gauhe ... Journalist
Marcello Zucchè (as Marcello Zucche)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Irm Hermann ... Irm (voice) (uncredited)
Volker Lechtenbrink ... Jeff (voice) (uncredited)
Manfred Seipold ... Mark (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Rainer Werner Fassbinder 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder 

Produced by
Peter Berling .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Peer Raben 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Ballhaus 
 
Film Editing by
Thea Eymèsz 
Rainer Werner Fassbinder  (as Franz Walsch)
 
Production Design by
Kurt Raab 
 
Makeup Department
Sybille Danzer .... makeup artist
Maria Mastrocinque .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Christian Hohoff .... unit manager
Ralph Zucker .... production delegate (as Ralp Zucker)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harry Baer .... assistant director (as Harry Bär)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rebato Di Laudadio .... lighting technician
Karl Huber .... assistant camera
Aldo Panzironi .... lighting technician
Enrico Simeone .... lighting technician
Marcello Zucchè .... lighting technician
 
Music Department
Teodoro Cottrau .... composer: song "Santa Lucia"
Mike Kellie .... composer: song "I've Got Enough Heartaches"
Spooky Tooth .... music performers: "I've Got Enough Heartaches" and "Hangman Hang My Shell on a Tree"
 
Other crew
Michael Fengler .... production accountant
Aldo Marchiori .... location assistant
Katrin Schaake .... script
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte" - West Germany (original title)
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Runtime:
103 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Germany:16 (re-rating) (2005) | Germany:18 (original rating) (1992) | Portugal:M/16
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Referenced in Mise-en-abyme (2006)See more »
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7 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Watch for the jokes on Last Year at Marienbad, 10 September 2003
Author: zetes from Saint Paul, MN

Fassbinder's wry comedy about the trials and tribulations of filmmaking. It's gorgeously shot and very well acted (especially by Fassbinder himself and Lou Castel, who plays the director), but, truth be told, a bit on the dull side. I guess most of Fassbinder's early films are a little dull. Only fans will want to pursue them. There is plenty to like, though. The best element of the film seems to be lost on all those whose reviews I've read. The film is set mostly in an opulent Spanish hotel, and, at least for one sequence, it lapses into a deft parody of Resnais' Last Year at Marienbad. I think that, if I tried to describe it, my explanation would be too wordy and would not convey it well enough. So, if you ever do happen to watch the film, make sure to keep an eye out for that joke. 7/10.

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