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The 120 Days of Bottrop (1997)

Die 120 Tage von Bottrop (original title)
An eccentric homage to the Rainer Werner Fassbinder days of German filmmaking.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margit Carstensen ... Margit Carstensen
Irm Hermann ... Irm Hermann / Lieselotte Pulver
Volker Spengler ... Der Produzent
Udo Kier ... Udo KIer
Helmut Berger ... Helmut Berger
Mario Garzaner Mario Garzaner ... Sönke Buckmann / Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Sophie Rois ... Sophie Rois
Ilse Garzaner Ilse Garzaner ... Christophs Mutter
Martin Wuttke ... Christoph Schlingensief
Kurt Garzaner Kurt Garzaner ... Christophs Vater
Bernhard Schütz ... Bernhard Schütz
Gerry Jochum Gerry Jochum ... 2. Aufnahmeleiter
Dietrich Kuhlbrodt Dietrich Kuhlbrodt ... Hauptkritiker
Brigitte Kausch Brigitte Kausch ... 1. Kritikerin
Kerstin Graßmann 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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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

6 November 1997 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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

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1.33 : 1
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The ultimate German madness
28 October 1999 | by anton67nlSee 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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