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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
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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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Lauf:My name is Lauf, criminal investigation department. That man, is he an acquaintance of yours?
Lisa:A lover.
Lauf:A good one?
Lisa:Sometimes.
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Referenced in The 120 Days of Bottrop (1997)See more »

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11 out of 63 people found the following review useful.
The pits, 23 February 2006
Author: Rurik_Snorri from United States

Well Germans aren't really known for their comedy. Regardless, as the other reviewer said, this is RWF's absolute worst film ever. I don't know what kind of drugs and booze he was on when this was made but it certainly wasn't his regular Remy/cocaine/ hallucinogenics cocktail. Despite his penchant for self abuse all the drugs and brandy somehow worked in his favor at other times. Not here. Fassbinder is an absolute genius artist, one that appears once in a very long time but this one is complete rubbish.

Everyone can make mistakes but the remarkable thing about RWF is that some mediocrities notwithstanding, most of his vast output is really, really good. This is the bottom of the barrel. Therefore... don't waste your time. He has 20 other films which range from good to mind- blowing.

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