Marriage of Maria Braun, The* (Die Ehe der Maria Braun)

  • 1979 ----- color ----- 120 min ----- vhs///
  • (Directed by Rainier Fassbinder) Hanna Schygulla stars in Fassbinder's spectacular mix of soap opera, comedy, romance, history and politics, and social satire into a coherent whole. Maria Braun works her way upwards while waiting for her lost soldier husband, a metaphor for post-war Germany. (In German with English subtitles) (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (Germanics, Motion Pictures: Features, War and Peace)