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Love Is Colder Than Death(Digital Restoration)

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Franz, a small-time pimp attached to the prostitute Joanna, resists joining the syndicate. Members of the latter beat him. Franz loves another criminal, the handsome murderer Bruno, with whom he also wants to share his lover Joanna. However, the syndicate commissions Bruno to commit murder, and Franz is framed in order to force him to collaborate. In the end the men plan to rob a bank together. Joanna gives them away to the cops. In the mix-up of the robbery, the police shoot Bruno. Franz and Joanna manage to flee.




Rainer Werner FASSBINDER

Rainer Werner FASSBINDER was a German filmmaker, actor and playwright,. Born in 1945, he became a prominent figure of the New German Cinema movement at the age of 24 with his debut feature, Love Is Colder Than Death. He died from an overdose in 1982, leaving behind a filmography of over 40 feature films.


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※ Notes:    With filmmakers' attendance/talks    Non-English language films without English subtitles