The Third Generation
[Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Germany 1978/79, 110min]
- Tues 3 March 2009, 7pm
- Location: Peacock Visual Arts
- Admission free, no booking required.
A black comedy on the psychic constitution of the third generation of Baader-Meinhof terrorists. Winter 1978/79 in West Berlin. A group of young people – joined together less by their political convictions than their secretive behaviour – goes underground after the killer Paul, flown in from Africa, is shot by the police. On February 27 (Mardi Gras) the young terrorists kidnap Peter Lurtz, the representative of a US computer firm…