Lola

(1981)

Overview

Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow building commissioner, Lola launches an outrageous plan to elevate herself in a world where everything, and everyone, is for sale. Shot in childlike candy colors, Fassbinder’s homage to Josef von Sternberg’s classic The Blue Angel stands as a satiric tribute to capitalism.

  1. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Peter Märthesheimer

    Screenplay

  3. Pea Fröhlich

    Screenplay

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 20, 1981
    16
    Theatrical

    Meaning

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

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 53m

Budget -

Revenue -

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