Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Gay German movie director and actor Rainer Werner Fassbinder
was one of the most important representatives of the New German Cinema. He was born on May 31, 1946 in the Bavarian town of Bad Wörishofen.
He died on June 10, 1982 of a drug overdose. His death is often considered the end of New German Cinema.
In his short life he not only made 41 films, but he also worked as an actor (film and theatre), cameraman, composer, designer, editor, producer and theatre manager.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Facts
|Birthday||May 31, 1945|
|Birthplace||Bad Wörishofen, Germany|
|Date of death||June 10, 1982 (age 37)|
|World on a Wire|
|Fox and His Friends|
|Ali: Fear Eats the Soul|
|The Fassbinder Collection Two|
|The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant|
|Eclipse Series 39: Early Fassbinder|
|The Merchant of Four Seasons|