On the banks of the Main, Elvira is kicked after pretending to be a man to homosexuals. In a sorry state, she returns home and argues with her friend. But while trying to prevent him from leaving her, she gets hit by a car...
In this descent into hell, violent and woven with humiliation, the filmmaker mourns his friend Armin Meier as well as his various personal failures. Nihilism, stigmatized by pain, finds in this film a result that is all the more striking in that it exposes all the cruelty of men.
THE YEAR OF THE THIRTEEN MOONS (1978 – Colors – 125 mins) Int. under 16 years old SUPPLEMENTS . INTERVIEWS WITH: Werner SCHROETER (19mn) Juliane LORENZ (21mn)
.THE FASSBINDER FAMILY (30mn) RW FASSBINDER and his 14 main collaborators, in their different roles (Slideshow)