Sat November 27, 2021 1:30 PM

THE MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS

$8.00 (member) ; $13.00 (general admission)

Los Feliz 3 | 50th Anniversary

This is a vaccinated-only screening

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  • RELEASED IN: 1971
  • 88 MINUTES
  • DIRECTED BY: RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER

ABOUT THE FILM

Back from the war and greeted with chilling contempt by his mother, Hans Epp (Hans Hirschmuller) continues his streak of disappointing his bourgeois family by becoming a fruit peddler. This lowly profession depresses Hans, driving him to drinking, drugs and casual abuse of his wife (Irm Herrmann), but it’s nothing in comparison with the despair he feels when his business actually begins to flourish and he’s suddenly the pride and joy of his relatives. A merciless and formally virtuoso drama from Rainer Werner Fassbinder, shot with perfection by cinematographer Dietrich Lohmann and named one of the director’s top films by critic Roger Ebert.  

 

FORMAT: 35mm

DISTRIBUTOR: Janus Films