Whity

(1971)
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Overview

"Whity" is the mulatto butler of the dysfunctional Nicholson family in the American southwest in 1878. The father, Ben Nicholson, has an attractive young wife Katherine, and two sons by a previous marriage; the homosexual Frank, and the retarded Davy. Whity tries to carry out all their orders, however demeaning, until various of the family members ask him to kill some of the others.

  1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Günther Kaufmann

    Günther Kaufmann

    Whity

  2. Ulli Lommel

    Ulli Lommel

    Frank Nicholson

  3. Harry Baer

    Harry Baer

    Davy Nicholson

  4. Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna Schygulla

    Hanna

  5. Ron Randell

    Ron Randell

    Benjamin Nicholson

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Status Released

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  • June 2, 1971
    16
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Children 16 or older admitted, nobody under this age admitted.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 35m

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