Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?

1970, Drama, 1h 36m

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Herr R. (Kurt Raab), a quietly diligent technical draftsman, has been working at the same architectural firm for a year and a half. At home, Herr R. and his wife, Frau R. (Lilith Ungerer), are good parents to their son (Amadeus Fengler), carefully monitoring his progress at school. Herr R. throws a dinner party for his boss (Franz Maron) and colleagues, but is humiliated when a toast he proposes falls flat. As his days repeat the same boring routine, Herr R.'s unhappiness grows.

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  • Sep 14, 2012
    early fassbinder, very disturbing and dare i say influential. maybe where haneke and von trier got started. great performance by kurt raabe as herr r.
    Stella D Super Reviewer

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