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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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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
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)
Ellen Eckelmann ... Erika, Sekretärin des Verlegers (uncredited)
Katren Gebelein ... Lisas Mutter (uncredited)
Hannes Gromball ... Taxifahrer (uncredited)
Wolfgang Hess ... Rolf (voice) (uncredited)
Sonja Neudorfer ... Bedienung (uncredited)
Michael Octave ... Jünger (uncredited)
Helmut Petigk ... Schneider (uncredited)
Dieter Schidor ... Willy (uncredited)
Michael Stippel ... Stricher (voice) (uncredited)
Monica Teuber ... Frau im Fahrstuhl (uncredited)

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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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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27 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Fassbinder's major achievement, 15 July 2000
Author: (paolocasiddu@hotmail.com) from Sassari, Italy

This underrated film is, to me, Fassbinder's best. One can look at it the way he likes best, to me was a grotesque fun! the rhythm never falls, as often happens in Fassbinder's films, the actors are apparently having fun while acting, especially Helen Vita. The whole setting is an enormous cage of fools, there's not a character who's really in his mind (except maybe Luise, Walter's wife), mirroring the folly of the intellectual world of the times. "Go work in a factory, you'll feel better", Luise says to Walter who feels misunderstood and uninspired by her mediocrity and ugly-looking appearance. Definitely worth watching, although very hard to find. To my knowledge, the Italian television has broadcasted it only twice and on "pay-tv".

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