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Querelle

Querelle

A Feature film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Release in France : 08/09/1982

    Synopsis

    French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that his brother Robert is the lover of the lady owner, Lysiane. Here, you can play dice with Nono, Lysiane's husband : if you win, you are allowed to make love with Lysiane, if you lose, you have to make love with Nono... Querelle loses on purpose...

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-production :

    Gaumont

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Foreign production companies :

    Planet Film, Albatros Produktion

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (9)

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Burckhard Driest

    Foreign producers :

    Dieter Schidor, Michael Fengler

    Directors of Photography :

    Xaver Schwarzenberger, Josef Vavra

    Production Designer :

    Rudolf Zehetgruber

    Costume designer :

    Barbara Baum

    Author of original work :

    Jean Genet

    Co-producer :

    Daniel Toscan du Plantier

    Editors :

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Juliane Lorenz

    Music Composer :

    Peer Raben

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Literary adaptation

    Production language :

    English

    Coproducer countries :

    Germany, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1982

    French release :

    08/09/1982

    Runtime :

    1 h 47 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    2.35

    Audio format :

    Dolby

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1982

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1982)

    Selection

    Official Competition