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Ein Man wie Eva Details

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Loosely based on the colorful, combustible life and career of German filmmaker [[Performer~P89436~Rainer Werner Fassbinder~rainerwernerfassbinder]], A Man Like Eva (Ein Mann Wie Eva) stars actress [[Performer~P46453~Eva Mattes~evamattes]] in male drag as an obsessive, sadomasochistic movie director. Eva is currently working on a filmization of Dumas' Lady of the Camelias, and in so doing mercilessly uses and abuses everyone in "his" cast and crew. Attempting to sustain a "family" atmosphere on the set, Eva succeeds only in driving everyone crazy--and at least one person to suicide. After a while, A Man Like Eva takes on the dimensions of a genuine Fassbinder film, though one suspects that the late director might have been able to tighten up the sometimes slack plotline. Trivia note: in 1973, star Eva Mattes was the leading lady in Fassbinder's Jail Bait. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Crew

Radu Gabrea
Director
Laurens Straub
Producer
Horst Schier
Producer
Horst Schier
Screenwriter
Laurens Straub
Screenwriter
Radu Gabrea
Screenwriter
Horst Schier
Cinematographer
Giuseppe Verdi
Featured Music
Herbert Buchenberger
Art Director
Jorg Neumann
Set Designer
Tina Stockl
Costume Designer
Heino Hallhuber
Choreography
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