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Highlighted works

  • MARTHA

    This ruthless dissection of a marriage is like Douglas Sirk on steroids.

  • ANGST VOR DER ANGST

    Overcome by anxiety, a middle-class wife and mother struggles to conform.

  • ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG

    Fassbinder’s controversial five-part TV soap opera.

  • WELT AM DRAHT

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

  • ICH WILL DOCH NUR, DAß IHR MICH LIEBT

    Chilling drama based on a real-life interview with a convicted murderer.

  • Die NIKLASHAUSER FAHRT

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

  • LOLA

    Fantastically vulgar update of The Blue Angel (1930) set in late 1950s West Germany.

  • Die Ehe der Maria Braun

    Hanna Schygulla gives a star performance in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s film, as a German woman who struggles to rebuild her life after the Second World War.

  • My Name Is Joe

    My Name Is Joe

    Peter Mullan won the best actor award at Cannes for his portrayal of a recovering alcoholic in Ken Loach’s uncompromising drama.

  • Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen

    A teenager attempts to raise money to help his drug addict mother move out of a poverty-stricken Scottish town in Ken Loach’s forceful drama.

  • Toni Erdmann

    A lonely prankster father visits his estranged, high-powered consultant daughter, creating a fictional alias to embarrassingly insinuate himself into her stressed corporate life.

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