Love Is Colder Than Death (1970)

Director
Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Main cast
Ulli Lommel; Hanna Schygulla; Katrin Schaake; Liz Soellner; Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Genres
Comedy, Crime

Description
Unusual gangster story, in which a small-time pimp Franz, who is torn between his mistress and Bruno the gangster sent after him by the syndicate that he has refused to join. Things are turned on their head when Franz and Bruno become friends, to the point that they even share Franz's girlfriend Joanna. But Joanna soon becomes bored of Bruno, and when he plots a bank robbery, she reports it to the police before Bruno's scheme to kill her can succeed. Bruno is shot dead by the police, but the lovers manage to escape.


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