The 120 Days of Bottrop

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The survivors of the Fassbinder family meet on Potsdamer Platz to shoot the last New German Film – a remake of Pasolini’s “The 120 Days of Sodom”. Chaos ensues: director Schlingensief is degraded to set manager and replaced by Sönke Buckmann, who has just received the German Film Award. Film as a nightmare – or vice versa.

“The 120 Days of Bottrop”, is a homage and farewell to Fassbinder – and a hard knock on German film.

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Direction: Christoph Schlingensief

Script: Christoph Schlingensief, Oskar Roehler

Cast: Udo Kier, Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Volker Spengler, Martin Wuttke, Sophie Rois

Original Title: Die 120 Tage von Bottrop

Original Language: German

Subtitles: Dutch, English, French, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish

Film Production Country: Germany

 

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