About the film
alcohol munich, germany morphine doctor drugs movie star sports writer 1950s fading star
Release Date: May 13, 1982
|Production Companies||:||Laura Film, Tango Film, Rialto Film, Trio Film, Maran Film, Süddeutscher Rundfunk|
|Director||:||Rainer Werner Fassbinder|
|Producers||:||Thomas Schühly, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Horst Wendlandt, Bertram Vetter, Michael McLernon, Wulf Gasthaus, Michael Bohnstengel, Helga Fischer, Gisela Schneider, Ursula Wöhrl|
|Writers||:||Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Pea Fröhlich, Peter Märthesheimer|
In Munich 1955, German film star Veronika Voss becomes a drug addict at the mercy of corrupt Dr. Marianne Katz, who keeps her supplied with morphine. After meeting sports writer Robert Krohn, Veronika begins to dream of a return to stardom. As the couple's relationship escalates in intensity, Veronika begins seriously planning her return to the screen -- only to realize how debilitated she has become through her drug habit.