This portrait shows Rainer Werner Fassbinder both as an actor - taking the leading role in the film KAMIKAZE 1989, also directed by Wolf Gremm, - and as a director working on QUERELEL, his adaption of the work by Jean Genet.
The electronic versions of the old one-armed bandits are the MONARCH's aim in the appropriate bars, and his only source of income. With a trick only he knows he is able to “crack open” almost every machine in certain spotted out bars.
In spring 1978 the metal industry for the first time was confronted with skills problems. Together with his crew director Thomas Mitscherlich watched the industrial dispute in Reutlingen for six weeks.
Anna and Edith are colleagues working for an insurance firm. Their boss is bragging with the achievements of the two women without giving them credit for their good work. Anna’s husband would prefer for Anna to stay home.