The Stationmaster's Wife Movie Review 1977

Information and Film Reviews for The Stationmaster's Wife the Movie

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In Germay's Weimar Republic a provincial stationmaster's wife expresses her boredom with her pleasant ineffectual husband by having numerous meaningless affairs. Meant to invoke postwar German dread and the fake bourgeois morality which covered political and social resentments. Originally shown as a 200-minute miniseries for German TV; subtitled.

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Available on VHS
Running time 111 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Germany, Sex & Sexuality, Period Piece: 1920s, Marriage
Screenplay
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Cast
Elisabeth Trissenaar, Kurt Raab, Gustal Bayrhammer, Bernard Helfrich, Udo Kier, Volker Spengler
Cinematography
Michael Ballhaus
Director
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Music
Peer Raben

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