Franz, known as "Fox", an unemployed showman, flirts with Max, an antique dealer who will introduce him to bourgeois homosexual society. Having won the lottery, Franz falls under the thumb of Eugen, who loots his bank account while trying to instill good manners in him. But Franz cannot hide his proletarian origins in this bourgeois and hypocritical world. Soon ruined, it will be abandoned by friends of the day before...
A peak in the work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder. An unbalanced and perverse love story between two homosexuals, whose author, both in front of and behind the camera, symbolizes the reality of class relations in today's society: the proletarians are and will always be exploited by the dominant class, and no mixing is, nor will be, possible.
THE RIGHT OF THE STRONGEST (1974 – Colors – 124 mins) SUPPLEMENTS . I DO NOT ONLY WANT TO BE LOVED (1993 – Colors and B&W – 97 mn) a film by HG Pflaum An exceptional documentary on the work of Fassbinder, with many interviews with his close collaborators.
. RWF IN THE INA ARCHIVES (5 mins) Excerpt from the program Pour le cinema of September 21, 1975: the filmmaker talks about his film Le Droit du plus fort and presents several excerpts from it.