Closing event of the RWF Exhibition in the Munich Theater Museum

Rudolf Waldemar Brem and Hans Hirschmüller The highly successful exhibition on RWF’s work for the theater held at the German Theater Museum in Munich (May 25 – September 9) is now drawing to an end. Its conclusion is being marked on Thursday, September 6 at 7 p.m. by an illustrated lecture with the promising title (…)

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30 years ago: RWF‘s QUERELLE

A story of love, betrayal and murder QUERELLE had its world premiere at the World Film Festival in Montréal in late August 1982. The European premiere followed only a few days later on August 31 at the International Film Festival in Venice. It was Fassbinder’s last film. The novel on which the film is based, (…)

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Gottfried John turns 70

German film’s most striking visage and its saddest eyes Gottfried John was born in Berlin on August 29, 1942 and spent most of his early years living in child-welfare institutions. In 1960 he moved with his mother to Paris, where he earned his living as, among other things, a pavement artist. It was during this (…)

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Giancarlo Giannini turns 70

Hanna Schygulla’s co-star in LILI MARLEEN Giancarlo Giannini, the internationally renowned Italian character actor, was born on August 1, 1942 in La Spezia on the Ligurian coast and grew up in Naples. His long film career now comprises around 140 roles. Giannini trained as an actor at the Accademia nazionale d’arte drammatica Silvio d‘Amicoin Rome, (…)

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The actress Doris Schade died on June 25, 2012

The passing of an actress who appeared in RWF’s VERONIKA VOSS Doris Schade has died at the age of 88 in Munich surrounded by her family. Born on May 21, 1924 in the Thuringian town of Bad Frankenhausen, she grew up in the Soviet Union and Japan, where her father worked as an engineer. She (…)

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