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Release Date:
2 March 1977 (Denmark) See more »
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Plot:
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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love it or hate it, but please love it, don't hate it 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
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)
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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Satansbraten" - West Germany (original title)
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Runtime:
112 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The 120 Days of Bottrop (1997)See more »

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25 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
love it or hate it, but please love it, don't hate it, 11 February 2007
Author: phobophob from Austria

I definitely understand, that this film is not for everyone, but I also have to say it is one of my all time favorites and there are not many movies i have seen that often. In fact every time somebody new steps into my live, I have to watch this movie with him, and i saw every possible reaction meanwhile.

But still, this is my favorite Fassbinder movie and this for several reasons. The most important of these is, that the movie has a rhythmical quality from the beginning to the end. Also there are literally hundreds of remarkable quotes inside. It is black humorous, funny and the overacting is terrific. It is amazing how Fassbinder manages to change the mood radically from scene to scene, how he is playing with emotion, speed and dynamic.

Of course people who are interested in Fassbinders historic post war movies and expect something like that will be disappointed, but if anybody is interested in the absurd elements, that appear in most of Fassbinders movies, Satansbraten gives you the possibility to enjoy them to the fullest. So get some friends, watch this movie and have a good time seeing lots of grown up people jumping around and repeating words for at least three times. Geld Geld Geld.

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