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Der amerikanische Soldat

Rainer Werner Fassbinder West Germany, 1970

EdieEmm's rating of the film The American Soldier

Saw this at the theatre beside someone who laughed like a stoner, loudly and randomly, throughout the film, so this one may require a re-watch... But no amount of irritation could erode that spectacular ultra-noir beginning. And I can't think of *anything* that could touch that ending... Clever and wacky and gorgeous and fun. The Walsch quote was perfect.