AFS: THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN
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Fassbinder confronts Germany’s ghosts in this story of an upwardly mobile socialite in post-war Germany, the director’s biggest international hit.
Lead actress Hannah Schygulla creates nothing less than a masterpiece in her performance of Maria Braun, a self-made woman who builds a new life out of the rubble of World War II, riding the wave of Germany’s post-war economic growth. Fassbinder was driven to make seen what others refused to look at, and his country’s soul in the post-war period was ripe for the picking. The eager forgetfulness of the immediate past sets the stage for the MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (1978), which was followedView more
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