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THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT

THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT

  • Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Starring Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Eva Mattes
  • 50th Anniversary
  • 1972 | 124mins | Germany | (15)

Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer – arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who wants to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and invites her to move in.