Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? Poster

Release Date: 1970

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Herr R. (Kurt Raab), a quietly diligent technical draftsman, has been working at the same architectural firm for a year and a half. At home, Herr R. and his wife, Frau R. (Lilith Ungerer), are good parents to their son (Amadeus Fengler), carefully monitoring his progress at school. Herr R. throws a dinner party for his boss (Franz Maron) and colleagues, but is humiliated when a toast he proposes falls flat. As his days repeat the same boring routine, Herr R.'s unhappiness grows.

Cast: Kurt Raab, Lilith Ungerer, Amadeus Fengler, Franz Maron, Hanna Schygulla, Christian Anders, Lilo Pempeit, Ingrid Caven

Director: Rainer Fassbinder, Michael Fengler

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Family, Marriage, Office, Brooding, Murder, House, Transformation, Son, Wife, 1970s, Mother, Husband, School