Ingrid Caven

Highlighted works

  • HÄNDLER DER VIER JAHRESZEITEN

    This heart-rending tale was Fassbinder’s first venture into popular melodrama.

  • MUTTER KÜSTERS FAHRT ZUM HIMMEL

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

  • In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden

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

  • Satansbraten

    Black comedy about a left-wing poet which skewers the cult of the charismatic artist.

  • Martha

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

  • GÖTTER DER PEST

    In this melancholy thriller, capitalism is the ‘plague’ and criminals are its ‘gods’.

  • ANGST VOR DER ANGST

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

  • WARUM LÄUFT HERR R. AMOK?

    A brilliant black comedy of manners about a man surely at the end of his tether…

  • Der AMERIKANISCHE SOLDAT

    Fassbinder’s glorious re-working of Hollywood noir, about a man who becomes a contract killer.

  • LIEBE IST KÄLTER ALS DER TOD

    Fassbinder stars in his debut feature as a petty criminal whose desire for freedom is undermined by his emotional needs.

  • DESPAIR

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

  • Die NIKLASHAUSER FAHRT

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

  • RIO DAS MORTES

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

  • WELT AM DRAHT

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

  • FAUSTRECHT DER FREIHEIT

    In this funny and sad tale, Fox wins the lottery and falls in love with ‘posh and prissy’ Eugen.

  • WARNUNG VOR EINER HEILIGEN NUTTE

    Awaiting a shoot, the cast and crew of a film outdo one another in displays of professional and sexual rivalry.

  • ICH WILL DOCH NUR, DAß IHR MICH LIEBT

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

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