Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (1982)
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Originally Die Sehnsucht de Veronika Voss, this Rainer Werner Fassbinder spin on Sunset Boulevard stars Rosel Zech as film actress Veronika Voss. Once the toast of Germany, Veronika had allegedly been an intimate of Joseph Gobbels. But the Third Reich is dead...and Veronika may as well be. Playing to an increasingly diminishing fan following, Veronika turns to drugs to cushion her against the cruelties of life. Her self-destruction is accelerated by her "Doctor Feelgood" Annemaire Duringer, who
Feb 18, 1982 Wide
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Karl-Heinz von Hasse...
Doctor at asylum
Rainer Werner Fassbi...
Fat Film Producer
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A chilly, tough, wicked satire disguised as the sort of schmaltzy, black-and-white, 1950's melodrama.
The situation soon freezes into an inert, rather facile metaphor for America's postwar domination of the German soul.
This was the last film that Rainer Werner Fassbinder completed before his suicide.
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