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The 120 Days of Bottrop (1997)
"Die 120 Tage von Bottrop" (original title)

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An eccentric homage to the Rainer Werner Fassbinder days of German filmmaking.

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Margit Carstensen ...
Herself
Irm Hermann ...
Herself / Lieselotte Pulver
Volker Spengler ...
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Christoph Schlingensief
Bernhard Schütz
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Himself
Ilse Garzaner ...
Christophs Mutter
Kurt Garzaner ...
Christophs Vater
Mario Garzaner ...
Sönke Buckmann / Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Gerry Jochum ...
2. Aufnahmeleiter
Dietrich Kuhlbrodt ...
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Brigitte Kausch ...
1. Kritikerin
Kerstin Graßmann ...
2. Kritikerin (as Kerstin Grassmann)
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An eccentric homage to the Rainer Werner Fassbinder days of German filmmaking.

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6 November 1997 (Germany)  »

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Die 120 Tage von Bottrop - Der letzte Neue Deutsche Film  »

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The ultimate German madness
28 October 1999 | by (Dordrecht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The movie is about a German director who want to make a remake of Pier Paolo Pasolini's Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (1975) (Salo, or The 120 Days of Sodom). Needless to say, something doesn't workout the way he planned. Suicide is just one of the minor problems.

Compared to one earlier movie of Christoph Schlingensief: Terror 2000 - Intensivstation Deutschland (1992-) this movie is even more over the top. I didn't think it was possible since Terror 2000 is complete madness. If you're not offended by just about anything (Nazi-jokes, Suicide-jokes etc etc) this is the movie to see. If you thing you might be offended, you will! > > > >


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