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Fassbinder the Listmaker

by janitor_of_lunacy
Taken from ‘’The Anarchy of the Imagination’’, as of 1981 RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of his favorite films: 1. The Damned (dir. Luchino Visconti) 2. The Naked and the Dead (dir. Raoul Walsh) 3. Lola Montes (dir. Max Ophuls) 4. Flamingo Road (dir. Michael Curtiz) 5. Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini) 6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (dir. Howard Hawks) 7. Dishonored (dir. Josef von Sternberg) 8. The Night of the Hunter (dir. Charles Laughton) 9. Johnny Guitar (dir. Nicholas Ray) 10. The Red Snowball Tree (dir. Vasili Shukshin) RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of his own films: 1. Beware of a Holy Whore 2. In a Year with 13… Read more

Taken from ‘’The Anarchy of the Imagination’’, as of 1981 RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of his favorite films:

1. The Damned (dir. Luchino Visconti)
2. The Naked and the Dead (dir. Raoul Walsh)
3. Lola Montes (dir. Max Ophuls)
4. Flamingo Road (dir. Michael Curtiz)
5. Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini)
6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (dir. Howard Hawks)
7. Dishonored (dir. Josef von Sternberg)
8. The Night of the Hunter (dir. Charles Laughton)
9. Johnny Guitar (dir. Nicholas Ray)
10. The Red Snowball Tree (dir. Vasili Shukshin)

RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of his own films:

1. Beware of a Holy Whore
2. In a Year with 13 Moons
3. Despair
4. The Third Generation
5. Gods of the Plague
6. Martha
7. Effi Briest
8. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
9. The Marriage of Maria Braun
10. The Merchant of Four Seasons

RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of his favorite actresses

1. Marilyn Monroe
2. Renee Jeanne Falconetti
3. Martine Carol
4. Anna Magnani
5. Jean Seberg
6. Thelma Ritter
7. Francoise Dorleac
8. Joan Crawford
9. Sybille Schmitz
10. Vivien Leigh

RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of the actresses that starred in his own films:

1. Hanna Schygulla
2. Margit Carstensen
3. Barbara Sukowa
4. Brigitte Mira
5. Eva Mattes
6. Barbara Valentin
7. Ruth Drexel
8. Karin Baal
9. Gisela Uhlen
10. Ingrid Caven

RW Fassbinder making a top 10 of his favorite actors:

1. Clark Gable
2. James Dean
3. Charles Laughton
4. George Sanders
5. Michel Simon
6. Hans Moser
7. Gary Cooper
8. Ferdinand Marian
9. Zeppo Marx
10. Erich von Stroheim

RW Fassbinder’s making a top 10 of the actors that starred in his films:

1. Armin Mueller-Stahl
2. Klaus Lowitsch
3. Dirk Bogarde
4. Ulli Lommel
5. Harry Baer
6. Lou Castel
7. Hark Bohm
8. Giancarlo Giannini
9. Gunther Kaufmann
10. Volker Spengler

RW Fassbinder’s making a top 10 of the most influential filmmakers in the New German Cinema:

1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
2. Werner Schroeter
3. Wim Wenders
4. Rudolf Thome
5. Volker Schlondorff
6. Alexander Kluge
7. Ulrike Ottinger
8. Niklaus Schilling
9. Werner Herzog
10. Walter Bockmayer

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