About

Elvira Weishaupt, once a burly working-class butcher named Erwin, has made an enormous sacrifice for love. She has undergone a sex change for a romantic interest who has abandoned her, and she now must struggle to reconcile her past life with her present identity.

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Written by

Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Writer)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

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#355 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?