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Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

A technical designer enjoys a comfortable life with his wife and child. He has the approval of his boss and is in good health except for smoking too much according to his doctor. His wife is visited by a girlfriend one Sunday afternoon. The man is bored watching television and grabs a chandelier and kills the conversing women and his child. In a chilling display of nonchalance, he contemplates his own death by hanging in this disturbing feature. This film was the fourth for director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Berlin International Film Festival Rainer Werner Fassbinder Film Presented 1970 Nominee

Cast

Kurt Raab
as Herr R
Lilith Ungerer
as His Wife
Amadeus Fengler
as Their Son
Harry Baer
Ingrid Caven
Irm Hermann
Peter Moland
Peer Raben
as School Friend
Hanna Schygulla
as School Friend
Ulli Lommel
Katrin Schaake
Margarethe von Trotta
Hannes Gromball
as Neighbor
Hanna Schygulla
as School Friend
Peer Raben
as School Friend

Crew

Michael Fengler
Director
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Director
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Screenwriter
Michael Fengler
Screenwriter
Dietrich Lohmann
Cinematographer
Christian Anders
Songwriter
Christian Anders
Composer (Music Score)
Franz Walsch
Editor
Michael Fengler
Editor
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Editor
Kurt Raab
Production Designer
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