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424 Ratings


West Germany, 1969
Comedy, Drama


Fassbinder’s second film dramatizes the intolerance of a circle of financially and sexually frustrated friends when an immigrant laborer (Fassbinder) moves to their Munich neighborhood.

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Katzelmacher Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Awards & Festivals

German Film Critics Association Awards

1970 | Winner: Best Film

German Film Awards

1970 | 5 wins including: Outstanding Feature Film (Gold)

1989 | Nominee: Special Film Award '40th Anniversary of the Federal Republic of Germany'

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