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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Blu-ray) The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Blu-ray)

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder writes and directs this German drama based on his own play.

Petra von Kant (Margit Carstensen) is a successful fashion designer whose career is starting to fade. She celebrates her birthday by receiving a succession of female acquantainces at her apartment, all of whom have contributed to her teetering on the edge of a nervous breakdown.

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is a magnificent showcase for Fassbinder’s female stars. Margit Carstensen (as Petra), Irm Hermann (as Marlene) and Hanna Schygulla (as Karin) deliver outstanding performances.

Rainer Werner Fassbinder writes and directs this German drama based on his own play.

Petra von Kant (Margit Carstensen) is a successful fashion designer whose career is starting to fade. She celebrates her birthday by receiving a succession of female acquantainces at her apartment, all of whom have contributed to her teetering on the edge of a nervous breakdown.

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is a magnificent showcase for Fassbinder’s female stars. Margit Carstensen (as Petra), Irm Hermann (as Marlene) and Hanna Schygulla (as Karin) deliver outstanding performances.

Extras

  • Brand new 4K restoration from original camera negatives
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original uncompressed PCM mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Commentary by filmmaker and lecturer Diane Charleson
  • Life Stories: A Conversation with R.W. Fassbinder, a 50-minute interview with the director conducted for German television in 1978
  • Role-Play: Women on Fassbinder, a 1992 documentary containing interviews with four of the director’s leading ladies, Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla and Rosel Zech

Additional Info

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SKU 5027035013909
Catalogue Number FCD1222
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1972
Director Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries Germany
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound Mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) German
Running time 124 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12

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