Love Is Colder Than Death (1969)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 26, 1969 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

An independent criminal's work is admired by organized crime. He is tortured after he refuses the invitation to join the gang but later relents and becomes a member. He continues to be a pimp and a murderer in this disturbing film that appeared at the Berlin Film Festival in 1969. This feature garnered international recognition for writer/director Rainer Werner Fassbinder who would go on to become one of Germany's most prolific directors of the post-World War II era.

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pimp, organized-crime, torture, gangster, killing, life-of-crime