Katrin Schaake

Highlighted works

  • LIEBE IST KÄLTER ALS DER TOD

    Fassbinder stars in his debut feature as a petty criminal whose desire for freedom is undermined by his emotional needs.

  • WARNUNG VOR EINER HEILIGEN NUTTE

    Awaiting a shoot, the cast and crew of a film outdo one another in displays of professional and sexual rivalry.

  • WHITY

    A black butler in the American South of the 1870s holds a strange erotic power over his masters.

  • Die BITTEREN TRÄNEN DER PETRA VON KANT

    A brilliant all-female cast star in this visual and verbal extravaganza about a lonely fashion designer.

  • RIO DAS MORTES

    Hanna Schygulla plays a girl who wants to settle down, but her free-wheeling boyfriend has other ideas.

  • Der AMERIKANISCHE SOLDAT

    Fassbinder’s glorious re-working of Hollywood noir, about a man who becomes a contract killer.

  • KATZELMACHER

    A Greek immigrant (Fassbinder) unleashes jealousy and xenophobia among a group of his Munich neighbours.

  • GÖTTER DER PEST

    In this melancholy thriller, capitalism is the ‘plague’ and criminals are its ‘gods’.

  • Die NIKLASHAUSER FAHRT

    Fassbinder’s intriguing exploration of the arts of political mass manipulation.

  • WARUM LÄUFT HERR R. AMOK?

    A brilliant black comedy of manners about a man surely at the end of his tether…

  • WELT AM DRAHT

    Fassbinder’s two-part TV sci-fi anticipates both Blade Runner and The Matrix.

  • ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG

    Fassbinder’s controversial five-part TV soap opera.

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