Kamikaze ’89

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Germany | 1982 | 106 minutes | Wolf Gremm

August 5 - 7, 2016

SIFF Film Center | New Restoration
A rarely seen cult classic, this cyberpunk noir stars legendary filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder in his last film role as a cop in a retro-futuristic totalitarian dystopia who is tasked with investigating a bomb threat at a shadowy media conglomerate—which leads him into the surreal heart of a sinister corporate conspiracy. Featuring a hypnotic soundtrack by Edgar Forese of Tangerine Dream and supporting roles from Fassbinder muse Brigitte Mira and spaghetti western icon Franco Nero.

  • Director: Wolf Gremm
  • Principal Cast: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günther Kaufmann, Boy Gobert, Brigitte Mira, Franco Nero
  • Country: Germany
  • Year: 1982
  • Running Time: 106 minutes
  • Language: German