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Tribute to the Master

The Marriage of Maria Braun (Digital Restoration)

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It is WWII, and bombs are dropping all around. This is when Hermann Braun and Maria get married. They have one night together before Hermann returns to the front. After the war — they say her husband died — Maria has an affair with the black G.I. Bill. But Hermann returns unexpectedly, and in the ensuing confrontation, Maria hits Bill with a bottle, killing him. Hermann pleads guilty and is sentenced to jail. While waiting for Hermann's release, Maria meets the industrialist Oswald, becoming an indispensable part of his life and firm. But when the time comes, Hermann disappears without a trace.




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