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2 March 1977 (Denmark) See more »
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Walter, a German anarchist poet, is short of money after his publisher refuses to give him an advance... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Brilliant, but what else is new from this guy..... See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Kurt Raab ... Walter Kranz
Margit Carstensen ... Andrée
Helen Vita ... Luise Kranz
Volker Spengler ... Ernst Kranz
Ingrid Caven ... Lisa
Y Sa Lo ... Lana von Meyerbeer

Ulli Lommel ... Lauf
Armin Meier ... Stricher
Katherina Buchhammer ... Irmgart von Witzleben
Vitus Zeplichal ... Urs
Brigitte Mira ... Mutter Kranz
Hannes Kaetner ... Vater Kranz
Peter Chatel ... Eugen
Heli Finkenzeller ... Erika, Sekretärin des Verlegers
Marquard Bohm ... Rolf
Christiane Maybach ... Agentin, Agentur Milutinovic
Nino Korda ... Bankangestellter
Adrian Hoven ... Arzt im Krankenhaus
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elke Aberle ... Lana von Meyerbeer (voice) (uncredited)
Alexander Allerson ... Verleger (uncredited)
Katren Gebelein ... Lisas Mutter (uncredited)
Hannes Gromball ... Taxifahrer (uncredited)
Sonja Neudorfer ... Bedienung (uncredited)
Michael Octave ... Jünger (uncredited)
Helmut Petigk ... Schneider (uncredited)
Dieter Schidor ... Willy (uncredited)
Monica Teuber ... Frau im Fahrstuhl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Rainer Werner Fassbinder 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder 

Produced by
Hanns Eckelkamp .... co-producer
Michael Fengler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Peer Raben 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Ballhaus 
Jürgen Jürges 
 
Film Editing by
Thea Eymèsz 
 
Production Design by
Ulrike Bode 
Kurt Raab 
 
Costume Design by
Ulrike Bode 
 
Makeup Department
Jo Braun .... makeup artist
Evelyn Döhring .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Harry Baer .... production manager
Reinhard Donga .... assistant unit manager
Gernot Krää .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Renate Leiffer .... assistant director
Christa Reeh .... assistant director
Ila von Hasperg .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Roland Henschke .... assistant sound
Rolf-Peter Notz .... sound
Paul Schöler .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Braumüller .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Gabi Eichel .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Molly von Fürstenberg .... production accountant (as Kerstin Dobbertin)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Satansbraten" - West Germany (original title)
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Runtime:
112 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Quotes:
Walter Kranz:Lisa, I've been writing again. Yesterday, depression. Today, a stroke of genius.
Lauf:[coughs]
Walter Kranz:Silence, you person!
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Referenced in The 120 Days of Bottrop (1997)See more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant, but what else is new from this guy....., 30 August 2008
Author: cynema from United States

If this film were made in English, I have no doubt it would be a cult classic. Fassbinder ups the comedic ante more-so than I've ever seen him do before. Granted it's still black humour, but its his own blend of slapstick and dark comedy. Picture a. theater of the absurd, almost put forth as a farce, but with Fassbinder's usual biting sarcasm and cynicism, and ultimately leading to an eruption of statements about the psychological limitations of admiration and desire. A familiar theme in Fassbinder's work. In fact, the whole movie plays like a joy ride through professional and relative oblivion, only the characters and the actors seem to be enjoying themselves throughout countless identity crisis, dead flies posing as relatives, simulated sexual murder and what-not. Heh.

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