Der Bräutigam, die Komödiantin und der Zuhälter

Der Bräutigam, die Komödiantin und der Zuhälter

Director: Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet
Country: Germany

1969 | 23 min. | German
Subtitles: German

Cast_ Irm Hermann, Kristin Peterson, Hanna Schygulla, Peer Raben, Rudolf Waldemar Brem, James Powell, Lilith Ungerer, Rainer Werner Fassbinder Screenplay_ Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet Camera_ Niklaus Schilling, Hubs Hagen Producer_ Klaus Hellwig, Danièle Huillet Copyright_ BELVA-Film

This Film is part of our short film programme ›Five German short films made between 1967 and 1970‹.

A country in upheaval – young filmmakers offer their personal perspective on this historical period. It is a coming-together of avant-garde aesthetics, theory, politics and playfulness. Again and again, the filmmakers take to the streets with their cameras, like Wim Wenders does in ›Same Player Shoots Again‹ or Adolf Winkelmann in ›Adolf Winkelmann, Kassel 9.12.1967. Meanwhile, in ›Der Bräutigam, die Komödiantin und der Zuhälter‹, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet stage a play featuring Rainer Werner Fassbinder and his Action-Theater (as well as the Landsberger Strasse in Munich), whereas Günter Peter Straschek probes the divide between left-wing intellectuals and the working proletariat in ›Zum Begriff des 'kritischen Kommunismus' bei Antonio Labriola (1843-1904)‹. The program concludes with Birgit and Wilhelm Hein's ›Rohfilm‹, a brilliant destruction of the ‘real’ film image.

Further films in this programme:

ADOLF WINKELMANN, KASSEL, 9.12.1967 (1967)
SAME PLAYER SHOOTS AGAIN (1967)
ZUM BEGRIFF DES ‘KRITISCHEN KOMMUNISMUS’ BEI ANTONIO LABRIOLA (1843-1904) (1970)
ROHFILM (1968)

Screenings

  • Friday 19.11.202117:30MannheimMACinema Quadrat