IN EINEM JAHR MIT 13 MONDEN (1978)

Dark elegy for doomed love as a lonely transsexual journeys through modern Frankfurt.

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Alternative titles

  • A YEAR WITH 13 MONTHS Alternative
  • A YEAR WITH THIRTEEN MONTHS Alternative
  • IN A YEAR OF 13 MOONS Alternative
  • IN A YEAR OF THIRTEEN MOONS Alternative
  • IN A YEAR OF 13 MONTHS Alternative
  • IN A YEAR WITH THIRTEEN MOONS Alternative

Introduction

This devastating elegy for doomed love is dedicated to Fassbinder’s lover Armin Meier, who had recently committed suicide.

Elvira (Spengler), a lonely transsexual, embarks on a melancholy odyssey through modern Frankfurt, reviewing the various failed relationships of her life.

A dark cinematic tapestry interwoven with sinister fairy tales, anecdotes of despair, quotations from Schopenhauer and music of all kinds.

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