Tag Archives: Evelyn Künneke

Rainer Werner Fassbinder – Wie ein Vogel auf dem Draht AKA Like a Bird on a Wire (1975)

Wie ein Vogel auf dem Draht (1974)

“A pseudo variety show about the Aufbau-Era, the time of the German “economic miracle,” when Kondrad Adenauer was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (1949-63). Songs are sung and Brigitte Mira tells a few jokes.” Read More »

Rosa von Praunheim – Neurosia – 50 Jahre pervers AKA Neurosia – Who Shot Rosa von Praunheim (1995)

Neurosia is the autobiography of the director Rosa von Praunheim. The movie begins with Rosa presenting his autobiography in a movie theater. Before the film begins, he is shot. But – his body gets lost. A female journalist from a TV station begins researching the life of Rosa. In the course of the movie she speaks to lots of aquaintances, shows short clips from Rosas old movies. Her main aim is to provide sensational and shocking details from Rosas life. It turns out that nearly everybody had some reason to kill Rosa. At the end of the movie, she discovers Rosa at a boat where he is kept prisoner by some of his old enemies. She frees him, and the movie ends. Read More »