Bitter Tears Of Petra Von

Bitter Tears Of Petra Von

Margit Carstensen
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder Cast: Margit Carstensen
Margit Carstensen
, Gisela Fackelday
Gisela Fackelday
, Irm Hermann
Irm Hermann
Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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This tale of intermingled love and hate is directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and is the 13th of the 33 films he made in his short life. It explores the universal dynamics present in close human relationships, even lesbian ones. Petra Von Kant (Margit Carstensen) is a fashion designer. Some time ago, she divorced the husband she no longer loved. Until recently, she has been in a fairly satisfactory S & M relationship with her assistant. When she develops an obsession with her fashion model, however, things become far more complicated.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/13/2015
UPC: 0715515135511
Original Release: 1972
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 2:05:00
Sales rank: 14,047

Special Features

New interviews with Ballhaus and actors Margit Carstensen, Eva Mattes, Katrin Schaake, and Hanna Schygulla New Interview with film scholar Jane Shattuc Role Play: women on Fassbinder, a 1992 german television documentary by Thomas Honickel featuring interviews with Carstensen, Schygulla, and actors Irm Hermann and Rosel Zech

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