The Third Generation

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  • Genre(s): Crime Drama
  • Release year: 1979
  • Running time: 111 min
A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms, after crippling of the violent Red Army Faction. read more

A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms, after crippling of the violent Red Army Faction. Released in 1979, largely unavailable until 2004. International kapitalist PJ Lurz's secretary is a gang member, while her Polizeikommissar father-in-law/lover hired Lurz' corporate security force.

Original Release

05/30/1979

US Release

09/09/1980

Cast

Harry Baer Rudolf Mann / Rudolf
Hark Bohm Gerhard Gast
Margit Carstensen Petra Vielhaber / Petra
Eddie Constantine P. J. Lurz
Jürgen Draeger Hans Vielhaber / Hans
Udo Kier Edgar Gast
Volker Spengler August
Hanna Schygulla Susanne Gast
Bulle Ogier Hilde Krieger
Günther Kaufmann Franz Walsch
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Writers

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Cast

Harry Baer Rudolf Mann / Rudolf
Hark Bohm Gerhard Gast
Margit Carstensen Petra Vielhaber / Petra
Eddie Constantine P. J. Lurz
Jürgen Draeger Hans Vielhaber / Hans
Udo Kier Edgar Gast
Volker Spengler August
Hanna Schygulla Susanne Gast
Bulle Ogier Hilde Krieger
Günther Kaufmann Franz Walsch
Claus Holm Opa Gast
Raúl Gimenez Paul
Lilo Pempeit Mutter Gast
Y Sa Lo Ilse Hoffmann
Vitus Zeplichal Bernhard von Stein
Juliane Lorenz Job Placement Counselor
Daniel Cohn-Bendit Self
Rudi Dutschke Self
Karsten Voigt Self

Producers

Harry Baer Executive Producer
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Producer

Editors

Juliane Lorenz

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