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)