"Love is Colder than Death"
Directed by Rainer W. Fassbinder
German innovator Rainer Werner Fassbinder directed and
starred in this unusual gangster story. Fassbinder plays Franz, a small-time
hood torn between the woman that he loves and the gangster that has been
sent after him by a local crime syndicate. Love is Colder Than Death
was one of Fassbinder's first films made using his Anti-Theater company of
actors and crew. Also stars Ulli Lommel and Hanna Schygulla. German with
English subtitles. 85 minutes.