Lili Marleen Reviews

August 20, 2019
The famous German director has crafted a less personal film than usual, but it's rigorous and attentive. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 28, 2018
One of Fassbinder's most dazzling efforts.
April 26, 2018
Fassbinder's energy and imagination, in tandem creating strong, visceral images, justify and vindicate his excesses. He is, simply, one of very few directors in the world today who seems to be pouring everything he has into his medium.
August 4, 2015
Fassbinder repeatedly depicts the song comforting lonely soldiers and then accompanying scenes of carnage. The devastating effect boomerangs.
August 3, 2015
Fassbinder at half speed is still good, but this film... is still a disappointment.
September 18, 2006
What is new for a Fassbinder work is that the film is far more entertaining to watch than it is interesting to speculate about. That means it's a disappointment.
September 18, 2006
Though Fassbinder's camerawork is excellent, including some allusions to the famous German studio UFA, his themes are never really developed.
June 3, 2006
The meanings are banal and the pace is heavy, but Fassbinder's use of color -- as throughout his late period -- is superb.
June 3, 2006
It has a wicked sense of humor, displayed in Fassbinder's two favorite opposites, understatement and hyperbole.
June 3, 2006
Elaborate proof that the devil really does have all the best tunes.
June 2, 2006
It's the kind of love story Hollywood wishes it could make.