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Veronika Voss

Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss

West Germany, 1982
Drama, History

Synopsis

Based on the true story of a World War II UFA star, Veronika Voss is wicked satire disguised as 1950s melodrama.

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Veronika Voss Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Critics reviews

The film works brilliantly as melodrama. Fassbinder had tremendous sympathy for victims of emotional abuse and those cast out by society at large, and Veronika is both. Her disintegration is tragic to behold, though Fassbinder’s incisive style finds the bitterness and dark humor in her story as well.
March 31, 2017
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