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Despair

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Having made as many films as he had years, at 31, [[Performer~P89436~Rainer Werner Fassbinder~rainerwernerfassbinder]] essayed a slightly different approach for his 32nd film, Despair. Here, he uses a witty screenplay written by the well-known playwright [[Performer~P112918~Tom Stoppard~tomstoppard]], based on a novel by Vladimir Nabokov. Furthermore, the entire film, set in 1930s Germany, is in English. It received mixed reviews, if only because it is so unlike the director's other works. In the story...more

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