Schatten Der Engel (1976)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland , Germany , Mauritania   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

The anguish and suffering of a trio of outcasts is shown in this movie, based on Schatten der Engel Rainer Werner Fassbinder's controversial stage play. A prostitute (Ingrid Craven) with a gift for eliciting confidences from her clients, her pimp (Fassbinder), and one of those clients, a Jewish real-estate speculator (Klaus Lowitsch), are caught up in an emotional hurricane which results in the deaths of the prostitute and her pimp.

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anti-Semitism, death, executive, outcast, pimp, prostitute/prostitution, real-estate