7 major films by RW Fassbinder shot between 1969 and 1973 to (re)discover in an unpublished restored version: Love is colder than death , The Goat , Beware of the Holy Whore , The Merchant of the Four Seasons , Bitter Tears by Petra Von Kant , Martha , Everyone else is called Ali .
From his first short film made in 1966 to his untimely death in 1982, Rainer Werner Fassbinder made more than 40 films for cinema and television, painting over the course of his work an extraordinarily rich and complex picture of Germany in the XXth century. The feature films offered in this Collector's Box Vol. 2 attest to the genius of the author, while showing his coherence and his mixed diversity. From his shocking melodramas ( The Right of the Strongest , The Year of Thirteen Moons ) to his unmissable German trilogy ( The Marriage of Maria Braun , Lola, a German Woman and The Secret of Veronika Voss ), find eight cult films from RW Fassbinder in splendid new restorations!
4 comics + 1 DVD Original Versions French subtitles Formats 1.33, 1.37 and 1.66 respected • Colors and B&W Total Film Length: 704 mins
THE FILMS (IN BLU-RAY)
BLU-RAY 1: LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH (1969 – B&W – 89 mins) + THE GOAT* (1969 – B&W – 89 mins)
BLU-RAY 2: BEWARE OF THE HOLY WHORE* (1970 – Colors – 104 mn) + THE MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS (1971 – Colors – 88 mn)
BLU-RAY 3: THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (1972 – Colors – 124 mn) + MARTHA (1973 – Colors – 117 mn)
BLU-RAY 4: ALL THE OTHERS ARE CALLED ALI* (1973 – Colors – 93 mn)
* INCLUDES TRAILER
SUPPLEMENTS (IN DVD)
. MICHAEL BALLHAUS ON "MARTHA" (20 mins)
. RW FASSBINDER, 1977 Two interviews with the filmmaker (29 mins)
. LIFE, LOVE & CELLULOID a documentary by Juliane Lorenz (1998 – Colors – 90 mins)
A BOOKLET (12 PAGES) FROM THE RETROSPECTIVE CATALOG RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER AT THE FRENCH CINEMATHEQUE