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Film Fest Gent - Faustrecht der Freiheit
Archived: Faustrecht der Freiheit - Faustrecht der freiheit (1975)

director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

composer: Peer Raben


Franz (Fassbinder), an unemployed showman and hooker, wins a half a million in the lottery. Antique dealer Max (Karlheinz Böhm) introduces him to a group of elegant homosexuals. He falls in love with Eugen (Peter Chatel), the son of an entrepreneur. The two move in together. Franz pays the rent of the apartment that is being furnished extravagantly by Eugen. Also, Franz puts the quasi bankrupt firm of Eugen’s family back on an even keel. Eugen wants to teach Franz good manners and culture, but the class difference remains insurmountable. Eugen’s financial exploitation of Franz is continuous; the latter looses his share in the firm and finally even his apartment. The two split up. Eugen returns to his old lover. Franz commits suicide.


director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
composer: Peer Raben

production company: Tango-Film

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Country: Germany
year: 1975


RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER (1945-1982): This Night (short, 1965), Der Stadtstreicher (short, 1965), Das kleine Chaos (short, 1967), Liebe ist kälter als der Tod (1969), Götter der Pest (1969), Katzelmacher (1969), Warum läuft Herr R. Amok? (1969), Rio das Mortes (TV, 1970), Das Kaffeehaus (TV, 1970), Whity (1970), Die Niklashauser Fart (TV, 1970), Der amerikanische Soldat (1970), Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte (1970), Pioniere in Ingolstadt (TV, 1970), Händler der vier Jahreszeiten (1971), Die bitteren Tränen… Show more

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