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Martha [videorecording] / von Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; produktion, Peter Märthesheimer ; ein film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; eine produktion, des WDR in Zusammernarbeit mit Pro-ject Filmproduktion im Filmverlag der Autoren.

Publication:
London : Connoisseur Video : British Film Institute, [199-].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Woolrich, Cornell, 1903-1968 -- Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Marriage -- Drama.
Spousal abuse -- Drama.
Motion pictures, German.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Language:
In German with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS-NTSC.
Summary:
"After Martha Hyer's tyrannical father dies suddenly during their holiday in Italy, she meets and is proposed to by engineer Helmut Salomon, who sweeps her off her feet with a disturbing mixture of romance and intimidation. After the marriage, Helmut's behaviour becomes increasingly oppressive and Martha's ever more fearful and desperate to please, as the film builds to a truly horrific climax."--Container.
Participant:
Margit Carstensen, Karlheinz Böhm, Gisela Fackeldey.
Credits:
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Liesgret Schmitt-Klink.
Notes:
Based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich.
A videocassette release of the film produced in 1974.
Contributor:
Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1946-1982. , Director, Screenwriter
Märthesheimer, Peter, 1938- , Producer
Carstensen, Margit, 1940- , Actor
Böhm, Karlheinz, 1928- , Actor
Fackeldey, Gisela. , Actor
Woolrich, Cornell, 1903-1968. , Author
Westdeutscher Rundfunk. , Producer
Pro-ject Filmproduktion. , Producer
Filmverlag der Autoren. , Producer
Connoisseur Video (Firm) , Distributor
British Film Institute. , Distributor
Van Wert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
43193594
Publisher Number:
209 Connoisseur Video
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