David and I are back with another episode of The Eclipse Viewer, the podcast dedicated to the Criterion Collection’s Eclipse Series of DVDs.
In this episode we discuss the first two feature films from director Rainer Werner Fassbinder, packaged in Eclipse Series 39: Early Fassbinder: Love Is Colder Than Death (1969) and Katzelmacher (1969). This is my first experience with Fassbinder, and both David and I feel that this is a nice stretch out of our comfort zone. We’ll finish up the set’s final three films next week in Part II.
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In the next episode of The Eclipse Viewer David and I will be finishing our discussion of Early Fassbinder, discussing these three films: Gods of the Plague (1969), The American Soldier (1970), and Beware of a Holy Whore (1970).