Search results for "Kurt Raab"

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)

Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
CAST:  Brigitte Mira  •  El Hedi ben Salem  •  Barbara Valentin  •  Irm Hermann

Love Is Colder Than Death (1970) RT 63% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Unusual gangster story, in which a small-time pimp Franz, who is torn between his mistress and Bruno the gangster sent after him by the syndicate that he has refused to join.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
CAST:  Ulli Lommel  •  Hanna Schygulla  •  Katrin Schaake  •  Liz Soellner

Mother Küsters' Trip to Heaven (1975)

Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
CAST:  Brigitte Mira  •  Ingrid Caven  •  Margit Carstensen  •  Karlheinz Böhm

Escape from Sobibor (1987) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2001

During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie • War
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Joanna Pacuła  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Hartmut Becker

The Magic Mountain (1982)

No overview found.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans W. Geißendörfer
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Marie-France Pisier  •  Christoph Eichhorn  •  Flavio Bucci

Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970)

Herr Raab is a technical draftsman. His wife pushes him to seek a promotion, which may be a long shot after he gives a dull and tipsy toast at an office dinner. But why would ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder  •  Michael Fengler
CAST:  Lilith Ungerer  •  Kurt Raab  •  Lilo Pempeit  •  Franz Maron

Whity (1971) RT 100% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2000

"Whity" is the mulatto butler of the dysfunctional Nicholson family in the American southwest in 1878. The father, Ben Nicholson, has an attractive young wife Katherine, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
CAST:  Günther Kaufmann  •  Ulli Lommel  •  Harry Baer  •  Hanna Schygulla

Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)

Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
CAST:  Lou Castel  •  Eddie Constantine  •  Marquard Bohm  •  Hanna Schygulla

The Tenderness of Wolves (1973)

A German serial killer preys on boys and young men during the so-called years of crisis between the wars. Based on the true story of Fritz Haarmann, aka the Butcher of Hanover ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Ulli Lommel
CAST:  Kurt Raab  •  Jeff Roden  •  Margit Carstensen  •  Ingrid Caven

Ich will nicht nur, daß ihr mich liebt (1993)

A documentary about the life and work of director Rainer Werner Fassbinder.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Hans Günther Pflaum
CAST:  Harry Baer  •  Michael Ballhaus  •  Karlheinz Braun  •  Karlheinz Böhm

Where to Go? (1988)

Several comedy situations are strung together for this offbeat satire. An unassuming businesswoman is discovered to be the mastermind behind a terrorist organization, and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Achternbusch
CAST:  Herbert Achternbusch  •  Annamirl Bierbichler  •  Josef Bierbichler  •  Kurt Raab

Parker (1985)

An Aussie businessman is trying to find out why and by whom he was kidnapped and then later released with no explanation.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Kurt Raab  •  Elizabeth Spriggs

Jail Bait (1973) RT 29% / Audience 19%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Based on Franz Xaver Kroetz's play, which is in turn based on a true story, this film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder tells the story of a very young girl who, after persuading a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
CAST:  Harry Baer  •  Eva Mattes  •  Ruth Drexel  •  Irm Hermann

My Name Is Not Ali (2011)

Viola Shafik's feature documentary explores the story of El Hedi ben Salem, a lover and collaborator of provocative German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Viola Shafik
CAST:  El Hedi ben Salem  •  Rainer Werner Fassbinder  •  Irm Hermann  •  Kurt Raab

Mathias Kneissl (1971)

Inspired by the real life events of Mathias Kneißl, a marginal man, son of poor farmers from Bavaria, in the late XIX Century. Mathias stole from the riches to give to the ...  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  Reinhard Hauff
CAST:  Hans Brenner  •  Ruth Drexel  •  Eva Mattes  •  Hanna Schygulla

Slow Attack (1980)

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GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Reinhard Hauff
CAST:  Rolf Zacher  •  Burkhard Driest  •  Katja Rupé  •  Carla Egerer

Abwärts (1984)

It's Friday evening. The lift repairman leaves the building and wants to finish his work on Monday. But he doesn't know there are four men in the building. They use the lift ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carl Schenkel
CAST:  Renée Soutendijk  •  Götz George  •  Wolfgang Kieling  •  Hannes Jaenicke