RIO DAS MORTES (1971)

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

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Introduction

Hanna (Schygulla) wants to get married but her boyfriend (König) prefers to seek his fortune in South America with best mate Günther (Kaufmann).

Surprisingly light-hearted and funny, Fassbinder’s fifth feature in only 10 months depicts the obstacles encountered by those who dream of ‘leaving all this shit behind’. Highlights include Fassbinder and Schygulla boogieing together to ‘Jailhouse Rock’.

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