Rainer Werner Fassbinder was the most innovative practitioner of New German Cinema. He worked at breakneck speed and in fourteen years made forty-four. Upon completing Christian Braad Thomsen’s book, the reader will wonder at which point Fassbinder, who divided his time between the cinema and theatre as . It was Rainer Werner Fassbinder who helped put the New German Cinema on the international map in the s. He was an artist who achieved that rare.

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Juhoahava fassbonder it really liked it Nov 08, There are movies I like much more than this author does: Thomsen, a close friend, tells of the life and times as well as diving into Fasbinder’s work holding nothing back of this creative and xnd genius both in his personal and professional life.

In The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant the doll replaces the lost lover, while her maid’s make up turns her into a living doll, treated as such. About Christian Braad Thomsen. Fassbinder – reading the biography.

Fassbinder: The Life And Work Of A Provocative Genius

The films Fassbinder directed and sometimes starred in 10 8 Oct 09, Suzanne rated it really liked it Aug 31, But I hope that, in the end, it will be a house. It gradually also became a fundamental theme of his films.

Susanna rated it it was ok Aug 08, Seeger rated it did not like it Sep 10, This book offers an interesting critical overview of Fassbinders fasabinder, stage- fassbnder TV-work included.

Feb 08, Drew rated it liked it Shelves: Juanito Jones rated it really liked it Nov 26, Fassbinder – reading the biography 4 6 Sep 01, Examples of mirrors used in the films Ali: Alexandre Andrade rated it liked it Mar 25, Terence rated it it was amazing Jan 27, This book brilliantly reflects the sexual, political, and overwhelmingly human contradictions inherent in the life of this intensely creative man and the remarkable films he directed.

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The book was solid without the Freudian information, totally unnecessary. Ulrike Ottinger The Autobiography of Art Cinema A brilliantly unconventional investigation into the career of a visionary German filmmaker and the untimely death of art cinema.

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant Thomsen did a wonderful job with this book, my only criticism is the Freudian interpretations the author referenced in order to appreciate Fassbinder’s films, which isn’t necessary per Thomsen. Preview — Fassbinder by Christian Braad Thomsen. Fear Eats the Soul Fox and his Friends QuenelleFassbinder’s final project the theme of the double is most present and noticeable.

Fassbinder: The Life And Work Of A Provocative Genius by Christian Braad Thomsen

The revealing biography of this highly productive and radical film director. We learn of Fassbinder’s turbulent childhood, his homosexuality, his faux marriage, his work habits, his volatile, and painful relationships with his actors. Aug 13, Melinda rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Lifr Currently Reading Read.

Taneli Viitahuhta rated it really liked it Jan 24, Fassbinder ruthlessly attacked both German bourgeois society and the larger limitations of humanity, and his films detail the desperate yearning for love and freedom and the many ways in which society defeats that desire. Gonzalo rated it it was ok Feb 18, I highly suggests this work for cinema buffs, film students or Fassbinder lover or haters, very informative liff educational.

Fassbinder ruthlessly attacked both German bourgeois society and the larger limitations of humanity, and his films detail the desperate yearning for love and freedom and the many ways in which society defeats that desire. Well executed and appreciated by geniius that have not had the opportunity to view all of Fassbinder’s work.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Some are the cellar, others the walls and others again are the windows. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In Fassbinder, Christian Thomsen, a close friend of the director, illuminates Fassbinder’s body of work while revealing his insider views of a man who, despite a furious temper, manic working habits, and rampant drug addiction, supported an extended family- including his mother, a geniue of male lovers, lovelorn women, and even a pair of frustrated wives-with his intoxicating and prolific imagination.

Feminists were disturbed with his film The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kantfeeling that women operated solely on the level of dependence and victimization. In Christian Braad Thomsen’s Fassbinder: Fassbinder with someone who shares my lifelong obsession. Excessive Freudian symbolism was used throughout the book towards Fassbinder’s films and became annoying after some time.

But regardless of our difference gennius opinions, how nice to spend hours and hours talking — in my head at least — about R. No trivia or quizzes yet. He worked at breakneck speed and in fourteen years made forty-four films, including Ali: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Michael rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Anthony Nesbitt rated it liked it Aug 21, And having seen every film but “Women in New York” and “Wildwechsel” a. Only guest workers, Arabs if possible. Account Options Sign faasbinder. Lists with This Book.

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