World on a Wire

Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Running Time
212 mins

Rainer Werner Fassbinder was no stranger to epic German TV dramas back in the early 1970s, many of which are now being rediscovered and reamstered. First we had all eight hours of Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day. Now comes this intriguing 1973 mini-series which takes a paranoid, philipkdickian look into the future.

Anticipating The Matrix, it centres on reluctant hero Fred Stiller (Klaus Löwitsch), a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy

By robin askew, Friday, Aug 16 2019

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