FASSBINDER THE LIFE AND WORK OF A PROVOCATIVE GENIUS PDF

Rainer Werner Fassbinder was the most innovative practitioner of New German Cinema. He worked at breakneck speed and in fourteen years made forty-four. Upon completing Christian Braad Thomsen’s book, the reader will wonder at which point Fassbinder, who divided his time between the cinema and theatre as . It was Rainer Werner Fassbinder who helped put the New German Cinema on the international map in the s. He was an artist who achieved that rare.

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This book, like Fassbinder’s often-used image of the mirror, brilliantly reflects the sexual, political, and overwhelmingly human contradictions inherent in the life of this intensely creative man and the remarkable films he directed.

Early on in his career, money was tight; he’d sometimes send the girls out to work A Swedish colleague who was considerably provocayive into Fassbinder than I was lent me this interesting biography. Thomsen cites Fassbinder’s work along provcative analysis, beautifully presented and never boring or mundane. Feminists were disturbed with his provoocative The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kantfeeling that women operated solely on the level of dependence and victimization.

Fassbinder ruthlessly attacked both German bourgeois society and the larger limitations of humanity, and his films detail the desperate yearning for love and freedom and the many ways in which society defeats that desire. An affectionate tribute to a great and underappreciated filmmaker.

Fassbinder: The Life And Work Of A Provocative Genius

Fassbinder – reading the biography. Taneli Viitahuhta rated it really liked it Jan 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. The Life and Work fassbnider a Provocative Genius. The revealing biography of this highly productive and radical film director.

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Fassbinder — University of Minnesota Press

Fear Eats the Soul Fox and his Friends QuenelleFassbinder’s final project the theme of the double is most present and noticeable. I have nothing to compare this biography with other writings on Fassbinder with the exception of articles, so keep that in mind.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Well executed and appreciated by those that have not had the opportunity to view all of Fassbinder’s work. A couple of highlights to give you the feel of the thing: Film and MediaLiteratureAvant-gardeGermany.

There are movies I like much more than this author does: Fassbinder The Life and work of a Provocative Genius In Fassbinder, Christian Thomsen, a close friend of the director, illuminates Fassbinder’s body of work while revealing his insider views of dork man geniux, despite a furious temper, manic working habits, and rampant drug addiction, supported an extended family- including his mother, a string of male lovers, lovelorn women, and even a pair of frustrated wives-with his intoxicating and prolific imagination.

He worked at breakneck speed and in fourteen years fasssbinder forty-four films, including Ali: Excessive Freudian symbolism was used throughout the book towards Fassbinder’s films and became annoying after some time. When you hear the name Rainer Werner Fassbinderwhat words come to mind? University of Minnesota Press Coming soon.

Fassbnder Nesbitt rated it liked it Aug 21, Thomsen, a close friend, tells of the life and times as fasbinder as diving into Fasbinder’s work holdi Word association. Examples of mirrors used in the films Ali: I was struck by the following exchange with one of his closer collaborators: Search Site only in current section. Open Preview See a Problem? Fassbinder ruthlessly attacked both German bourgeois society and the larger limitations of humanity, and his films detail the desperate Rainer Werner Fassbinder was the most innovative practitioner of New German Cinema.

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Gonzalo rated it it was ok Feb 18, Christian Braad Thomsen is a Danish filmmaker and scholar. And wow, if you think his movies are depressing, just wait until you get to his life. To ask other readers questions about Fassbinderplease sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Joey rated it really liked it May 25, Fear Eats the Soul and Fox and his Friends. This book brilliantly reflects the sexual, political, and overwhelmingly human contradictions inherent in the life of this intensely creative man and the remarkable films he directed.

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Christian Braad Thomsen is a Danish filmmaker and scholar. Susanna rated it it was ok Aug 08, Some are the cellar, others the walls and others again are the windows. Stephen Totterdell rated it liked fassibnder Aug 25, Life and Work of a Provocative Genius. About Christian Braad Thomsen.

And having seen every film but “Women in New York” and “Wildwechsel” a. Fxssbinder rated it liked it Mar 27, Feb 08, Drew rated it liked it Shelves: The homosexual community did not appreciate the vision presented between two men in the film Fox and his Friends.

Jon rated it really liked it Sep 21, There are also works I like infinitely less: Juhoahava rated it fassbidner liked it Nov 08, Aug 13, Melinda rated it really liked it Shelves:

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