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||February 29, 1940
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RATE AND COMMENT
Began collaboration with filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder; played first leading role in a Fassbinder film, "Das Kaffeehaus/The Coffee House"
Played what was has become perhaps her best-remembered part, the title role in Fassbinder's "The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant"
Last leading role in a Fassbinder film, "Frauen in New York/Women in New York"
Last film with Fassbinder, "Berlin Alexanderplatz"
Last major films for a number of years, "Bittere Ernte/Bitter Harvest" and "La Moitie de l'amour/Half of Love"
Returned to films to play a leading role in the low-budget spoof shocker, "Terror 2000"