Katzelmacher (1969)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Social Problem Film  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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Jorgos (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) is a Greek immigrant in Germany who encounters the intolerance of the locals against foreign workers. Open hostility turns to violence when he is beaten up by the authoritarian thugs after dating a German woman. Male and female nudity along with hetero and homosexual sex scenes are shown in this searing indictment against prejudice and fascism. This feature took the Prize of International Film Critics at the Mannheim Film Festival in 1969.

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Fascism, homosexual, immigrant, intolerance, prejudice, violence