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Bildnis einer Trinkerin. Aller jamais retour (1979)

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Lutze ...
Trinkerin vom Zoo
Magdalena Montezuma ...
Soziale Frage
Orpha Termin ...
Exakte Statistik
Monika von Cube ...
Gesunder Menschenverstand
Paul Glauer ...
Zwerg
Nina Hagen ...
Sängerin in Taxifahrerkneipe
Günter Meisner ...
Direktor Willi
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Küstler
Ginka Steinwachs
Mercedes Vostell
Wolf Vostell
Raúl Gimenez
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Ticket of No Return; Portrait of a Woman Drinker  »

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A woman travels to West Berlin from France, and she drinks a lot of booze.
28 February 2007 | by (San Francisco, United States) – See all my reviews

There is not much of a cohesive plot to speak of, but nonetheless this is a great film. The lead character does not speak, so if this would bother you then you should not watch this film. I think of this as a German, experimental Absolutely Fabulous. Nina Hagen has a bit role in this film, and she is spectacular. The tone of this film is a lot like Fassbinder's Satan's Brew, in fact Ottlinger could be called the female counterpart to Fassbinder. This is a comedy, but a subtle, and strange one. Unfortunately, I don't think this film is available in the U.S., however a German woman showed it to me and the version she had did have English subtitles, so it is out there somewhere.


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