The Merchant of Four Seasons

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Hans is a street fruit peddler and born-loser. His choice of career upsets his bourgeois family, causing him to turn to drinking and violence. After recovering from a debilitating heart attack, his business finally begins to take off. However the more he becomes a credit to his family, the more depressed he becomes. One sociable day, while toasting his friends and family, he decides to drink himself to death."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1971: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Hans Hirschmüller (Hans Epp)
  • Irm Hermann (Irmgard Epp)
  • Hanna Schygulla (Anna Epp, Hanss sister)
  • Andrea Schober (Renate Epp, Hanss daughter)
  • Klaus Löwitsch (Harry)
  • Kurt Raab (Kurt)
  • Ingrid Caven (die große Liebe)
  • Hark Bohm (Polizei-Vorgesetzter)
  • Walter Sedlmayr (Karren-Verkäufer)
  • Lilo Pempeit (Kundin)
  • El Hedi ben Salem (Araber)
  • Jürgen Prochnow (weiterer Stammtisch-Bruder)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Director)