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Gods of the Plague (1970)

06/09/1977 (US) Drama 1h 31m
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A man is released from prison and finds the society on the outside less than appealing. With several women as well as the police on his tail, he sets out to find an old friend.

  1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Harry Baer

    Harry Baer


  2. Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna Schygulla


  3. Margarethe von Trotta

    Margarethe von Trotta


  4. Carla Egerer


  5. Ingrid Caven

    Ingrid Caven

    Magdalene Fuller

  6. Lilith Ungerer

    Lilith Ungerer

    Mädchen im ersten Café

  7. Irm Hermann

    Irm Hermann


  8. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder


  9. Yaak Karsunke


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Gods of the Plague
Gods of the Plague

Original Title Götter der Pest

Status Released

Original Language German

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