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Official Selection Cannes Film Festival


This is the story of a child of his time: The story of an extremely talented and dynamic artist called Rainer Werner Fassbinder who dreams of making movies about the cold-hearted, archaic Federal German society and about the longing for respect and love of the outsiders – foreigners, underprivileged groups, small convicts. His fulminant rise to being one of the most important directors in Europe correlates with his mental and physical fall and his early death.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    134 minutes
  • Language
    German
  • Country
    Germany
  • Director
    Oskar Roehler
  • Screenwriter
    Klaus Richter, Oskar Roehler
  • Producer
    Stefan Arndt, Uwe Schott, Markus Zimmer
  • Cast
    Oliver Masucci, Hary Prinz, Katja Riemann, Felix Hellmann
  • Cinematographer
    Carl-Friedrich Koschnick
  • Editor
    Hansjörg Weißbrich
  • Production Design
    Oskar Roehler