In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
A Film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC 16:9 | 02:04:18 | 7,97 Gb
Audio: German AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Art-house, Drama
Elvira (Spengler) was Erwin until s/he went to Casablanca for a discreet operation. She now lives in Frankfurt, abandoned by her lover, befriended by a hooker who's not much better off than herself, and ripped to shreds by cruelties and social inequalities. In a Year with 13 Moons is not only Fassbinder's last word on victimised innocence, it's also a subjective response to the suicide of his own lover Armin Meier, and a sincere admission that life is messier than his earlier films acknowledged. A movie riven with contradictions and fuelled by vehemence and passion.