In a Year with 13 Moons

"Weak"

In a Year with 13 Moons Review


Often hailed as one of Fassbinder's best films, I find In a Year with 13 Moons one of his most obvious and least meaningful works. In this film, Fassbinder offers the (lengthy) story of a gay man who is abruptly dumped by his lover -- who decides he now likes women. So he does what anyone would do, right? He gets a sex change to become that woman. Naturally, it doesn't take. Far-fetched and ultimately small, Fassbinder ties to put a metaphysical and cosmological wrapper arond all of this, leading to a very muddy experience.

Aka In a Year of 13 Moons, In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 124 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 11th June 1980

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Fresh: 6 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 7.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Erwin/Elvira Weishaupt, as Zora la rouge, as Anton Saitz, as Irene Weishaupt, as Marie-Ann, G√ľnther Kaufmann as Chauffeur, as Schwester Gudrun, Isolde Barth as Sybille


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