The Stationmaster's Wife

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The Stationmaster's Wife ★★ ½ 1977

In Germay's Weimar Republic a provincial stationmaster's wife expresses her boredom with her pleasant ineffectual husband by having numerous meaningless affairs. Meant to invoke postwar German dread and the fake bourgeois morality which covered political and social resentments. Originally shown as a 200minute miniseries for German TV; subtitled. 111m/C VHS, DVD . GE Elisabeth Trissenaar, Kurt Raab, Gustal Bayrhammer, Bernard Helfrich, Udo Kier, Volker Spengler; D: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; W: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; C: Michael Ballhaus; M: Peer Raben. TV

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