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The Niklashausen Journey

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Director [[Performer~P89436~Rainer Werner Fassbinder~rainerwernerfassbinder]] uses a 15th century legend as an allegory to the political situation in late-'60s Germany in The Niklashausen Journey. Combining medieval and contemporary imagery, the story follows Hans Boehm ([[Performer~P39054~Michael König~michaelkönig]]), a shepherd who believes the Virgin Mary wants him to start a proletarian revolution. [[Performer~P89436~Fassbinder~rainerwernerfassbinder]] appears as the rebellious instigator the Black...more

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