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Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?

Warum läuft Herr R. Amok?

West Germany, 1970
Drama, Comedy


Dependable Herr Raab is a technical draftsman. He gets along with his colleagues although his boss wants him to go beyond cleanliness to problem solving. His promotion may be a long shot, especially after he gives a dull and tipsy toast at an office dinner. But why would Herr Raab run amok?

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Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Michael Fengler

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1970 | Winner: OCIC Award - Recommendation

German Film Awards

1971 | Winner: Best Direction (Gold)

1971 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)

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