Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven

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Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven ★★★ Mutter Kusters Fahrt Zum Himmel 1976

Mrs. Kusters's husband is a frustrated factory worker who goes over the edge and kills the factory owner's son and himself. Left alone, she learns that everyone is using her husband's death to further their own needs, including her daughter, who uses the publicity to enhance her singing career. A statement that you should trust no one, not even your family and friends. This film was banned from the Berlin Film Festival because of its political overtones. In German with English subtitles. 108m/C VHS, DVD . GE Brigitte Mira, Ingrid Caven, Armin Meier, Irm Hermann, Gottfried John, Margit Carstensen, Karl-Heinz Boehm; D: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; W: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; C: Michael Ballhaus.