Criterion Collection Spine #411
(Foreign language Miniseries)
(Divided into 13 parts with an Epilogue, spanning 15 hours 31 minutes)
Naivety, evil, and innocence personified through one man's struggle, during the pivotal years in Germany's history between World War 1 & 2.
“What are you afraid of, mister, it won’t be so bad. You won’t die. Berlin’s a big place. Where thousands live, there’s room for one more.”
I'm back from my 2020 summer vacation, and instead of watching a bunch of movies while I was away, I decided to tackle the Criterion Collection's colossal Berlin Alexanderplatz by auteur Director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The series was adapted from a novel by Alfred Döblin, and is said to be one of Germany's most…