Gottfried John

Highlighted works

  • ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG

    Fassbinder’s controversial five-part TV soap opera.

  • IN EINEM JAHR MIT 13 MONDEN

    A lonely transsexual journeys through modern Frankfurt in this dark elegy for doomed love.

  • MUTTER KÜSTERS FAHRT ZUM HIMMEL

    The wife of a factory worker gone murderously berserk finds herself hounded and exploited.

  • 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.

  • Lili Marleen

    Set in the Third Reich, this forbidden love story focuses on recording star Willie Bunterberg.

  • DESPAIR

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s first film in English was brilliantly adapted by Tom Stoppard from Vladimir Nabokov’s novel set in 1930s Berlin.

  • BOLWIESER

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s striking adaptation of Oskar Maria Graf’s novel about a small-town Bavarian stationmaster.

  • WELT AM DRAHT

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

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