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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.

  1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Harry Baer

    Harry Baer

    Rudolf Mann

  2. Hark Bohm

    Hark Bohm

    Gerhard Gast

  3. Margit Carstensen

    Margit Carstensen

    Petra Vielhaber

  4. Eddie Constantine

    Eddie Constantine

    P. J. Lurz

  5. Jürgen Draeger

    Jürgen Draeger

    Hans Vielhaber

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The Third Generation
The Third Generation



Original Title Die dritte Generation

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 14, 1979


Original Language German

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -

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