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Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe

Ulli Lommel Vesttyskland, 1973

josé neves's rating of the film Tenderness of the Wolves

A family affair from one of Fassbinder's usual players, in a film made with many of Fassbinder actors, including himself, with a similar language: the dryness of a representation that is colder than death, more raw than logic and, above all, more inconceivable than any naturalism could allow. An ironic representation of cruelty, where Bach, like in Bresson, purifies one vision of a private hell.