Water Drops on Burning Rocks
What we're watching • Drama, Romance, UR
Fassbinder wrote the script for his first full-length play when he was 19, the same age as Franz (Malik Zidi) when he is picked up by the worldly Léopold (Bernard Giraudeau), and seduced into a relationship that soon sours. As Franz’s naïve fiancée Anna and Léo’s former lover Véra turn up at their apartment, each seeking to win back their men, the sexual-power dynamics played out on the 70s shag carpets bring desire and despair to a bitter climax.
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