The Marriage of Maria Braun

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The Marriage of Maria Braun ★★★★ Die Ehe Der Maria Braun1979 (R)

In post-WWII Germany, a young woman uses guile and sexuality to survive as the nation rebuilds itself into an industrial power. The first movie in Fassbinder's trilogy about German women in Germany during the post war years, it is considered one of the director's finest films, and an indispensable example of the New German Cinema. In German with English subtitles. 120m/C VHS, DVD . GE Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Lowitsch, Ivan Desny, Gottfried John, Gisela Uhlen; D: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; W: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Marthesheimer, Pea Frolich; C: Michael Ballhaus; M: Peer Raben. Berlin Intl. Film Fest. ‘79: Actress (Schygulla).

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