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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

124 minutes 1972 7.6

Petra von Kant is a prominent fashion designer. Her first husband died in a car accident. The next she left in disgust. However, she does not live alone, but has a sadomasochistic relationship with her assistant, who also lives with her. When Petra is introduced to young Karin, completely new feelings are awakened, in a dramatic love triangle.

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is a milestone in European cinema and director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's breakthrough as an auteur and festival favourite.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Original title: Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Actors: Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Eva Mattes
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Producer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Michael Fengler
Script: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Country: Germany
Language: German