1981, West Germany, 113m, 35mm

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Screened April 20, 2017

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Fassbinder’s garishly colored melodrama updates von Sternberg’s The Blue Angel to ’50s West Germany, with upstanding building commissioner Armin Mueller-Stahl unexpectedly falling for seductive cabaret singer Barbara Sukowa, and finding himself torn between professional obligation and torrid passion.

In German with English subtitles.

A film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder