Hanna Schygulla (Film Stars) by Ulrike Sieglohr

By Ulrike Sieglohr

essentially the most celebrated figures of the hot German Cinema, Hanna Schygulla received transnational stardom via her paintings with more than a few administrators in numerous nationwide cinemas and languages.

This soaking up examine charts Schygulla's profession and megastar character from her early days as a member of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's experimental anti-teater crew to her paintings with eminent ecu auteurs, together with Jean-Luc Godard, Andrzej Wajda and, extra lately, Fatih Akin. It additionally discusses her reinvention as an acclaimed cabaret chanteuse.

Unpicking the parable that Schygulla's superstar character relied on her collaboration with Fassbinder, Ulrike Sieglohr examines how her flexible and idiosyncratic appearing type constructed all through her occupation. With in-depth research of key motion pictures and their foreign receptions, Sieglohr foregrounds Schygulla's person business enterprise, resourcefulness and talent.

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