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The Resource The bitter tears of Petra von Kant, Janus Films ; Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; Buch und Regie, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Tango Film Produktion Nummer Zwei

The bitter tears of Petra von Kant, Janus Films ; Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; Buch und Regie, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Tango Film Produktion Nummer Zwei

Label
The bitter tears of Petra von Kant
Title
The bitter tears of Petra von Kant
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; Buch und Regie, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Tango Film Produktion Nummer Zwei
Title variation
Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant =
Title variation remainder
The bitter tears of Petra von Kant
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Filmmaker
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the writer-director's own desperate obsession with a young actor
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thea Eymèsz ; music, The Platters, The Walker Brothers, Giuseppe Verdi ; production designer, Kurt Raab
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
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Language note
In German with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
B573 2015
PerformerNote
Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes, Gisela Fackeldey, Irm Hermann
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-1982
  • 1940-
  • 1943-
  • 1954-
  • 1935-2017
  • 1813-1901
  • 1941-1988
  • 1942-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fassbinder, Rainer Werner
  • Carstensen, Margit
  • Schygulla, Hanna
  • Schaake, Katrin
  • Mattes, Eva
  • Fackeldey, Gisela
  • Hermann, Irm
  • Ballhaus, Michael
  • Eymèsz, Thea
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
  • Raab, Kurt
  • Shattuc, Jane
  • Honickel, Thomas
  • Zech, Rosel
  • Matthews, Peter
  • Platters (Musical group)
  • Walker Brothers
  • Janus Films
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation
  • Tango Film Produktion
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
125
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
740
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  • Fashion designers
  • Actors
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbian couples
  • Dominance (Psychology)
  • Jealousy
  • Germany (West)
  • Actors
  • Dominance (Psychology)
  • Fashion designers
  • Jealousy
  • Lesbian couples
  • Lesbians
  • Germany (West)
Technique
live action
Label
The bitter tears of Petra von Kant, Janus Films ; Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; Buch und Regie, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Tango Film Produktion Nummer Zwei
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972
  • Special features: Disc 2: Outsiders (documentary features actors Margit Carstensen, Eva Mattes, Katrin Schaake, and Hanna Schygulla discussing the production of the film and their experiences working with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder); Michael Ballhaus (new interview with cinematographer Michael Ballhaus); Jan Shattuc (new interview with Jane Shattuc, professor of visual and media arts at Emerson College and author of Television, Tabloids, and Tears: Fassbinder and Popular Culture); Role play: women on Fassbinder (1992 German television documentary by Thomas Honickel featuring interviews with actors Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla, and Rosel Zech); New English subtitle translation. Insert features an essay by critic Peter Matthews
Accompanying material
1 fold-out insert.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. bonus features
Control code
ocn897141737
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604659405
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515135610
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2432D
  • CC2432D-1
  • CC2432D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)897141737
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; fullscreen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The bitter tears of Petra von Kant, Janus Films ; Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; Buch und Regie, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Tango Film Produktion Nummer Zwei
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972
  • Special features: Disc 2: Outsiders (documentary features actors Margit Carstensen, Eva Mattes, Katrin Schaake, and Hanna Schygulla discussing the production of the film and their experiences working with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder); Michael Ballhaus (new interview with cinematographer Michael Ballhaus); Jan Shattuc (new interview with Jane Shattuc, professor of visual and media arts at Emerson College and author of Television, Tabloids, and Tears: Fassbinder and Popular Culture); Role play: women on Fassbinder (1992 German television documentary by Thomas Honickel featuring interviews with actors Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla, and Rosel Zech); New English subtitle translation. Insert features an essay by critic Peter Matthews
Accompanying material
1 fold-out insert.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. bonus features
Control code
ocn897141737
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604659405
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515135610
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2432D
  • CC2432D-1
  • CC2432D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)897141737
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; fullscreen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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