Fassbinder’s “The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant” Starts Friday At the Trylon

Review by Fernando F. Croce The satirical thrust is The Blue Angel, also perhaps Nabokov’s “Ode to a Model,” whipped up by Rainer Werner Fassbinder into something like the greatest women-in-prison movie. Cats on a darkened staircase comprise the opening tableau, the camera pulls back to contemplate the studio-boudoir-dungeon where… Continue reading