Tag Archives: The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

October 16

The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant – A woman is a woman is a woman is a woman. (Theatre Review)

The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant Mophead Productions and Red Line Productions Old Fitz Theatre 11 October to 12 Novemeber You can grab you tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley The man who can write about women is rare – not because men are incapable, but because the way women think, operate and engage with […]

February 27

Side Effects – Steven Soderbergh and the twisting plot combined with the old chestnut. (film review)

Steven Soderbergh started his career with Sex Lies and Videotape and for that one film alone, he has a lot of credibility with me, no matter how high is “Ocean’s” count goes. He’s an interesting director, the  way he can move rather seamlessly between big budget, low substance, Hollywood blockbusters and high-grade art house films.  […]

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant – Fassbinder and the art of woman

“He stank like a man. The way men stink. What had once had its charms now turned my stomach and brought tears to my eyes.” The further along my Fassbinder journey I travel, the more pleased I find myself with his films. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is another fine fine film from […]