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Bremer Freiheit: Frau Geesche Gottfried - Ein bürgerliches Trauerspiel (1972)

A very stylized TV version of the Fassbinder play. The set consists of a few pieces of furniture in front of a large screen on which coastal scenery is back projected. Geesche is a ... See full summary »

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A very stylized TV version of the Fassbinder play. The set consists of a few pieces of furniture in front of a large screen on which coastal scenery is back projected. Geesche is a nineteenth century woman who wants to have a mind of her own. She defies convention and will do anything to achieve her freedom from oppression by her family and friends. Written by Will Gilbert

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12 December 1972 (West Germany)  »

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DEM 240,000 (estimated)
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Eerie
3 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This one is amazing. It is a play enacted for the camera. But the way it uses the tricks available for television at the time it was made is awesome. Maybe this guy did not invent this. Maybe this movie does not take the technology to the extremes of its formal use. It does not matter. The story is great, and it is told with such edge, it will stay with the viewer.


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