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Veronika Voss

Germany, 1982, 104mins, Cert.12
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Film description

Juliane Lorenz began working with Rainer Werner Fassbinder during the highly productive last stage of his career, working on ten films and one television series in just a six year period. Their partnership was a close one, with Fassbinder saying to Lorenz ‘you are a second director’. In Veronika Voss, Rosel Zech gives a sublime performance as an aging film star, struggling to adjust to post-war life and haunted by memories of past grandeur. With shades of Sunset Boulevard, Fassbinder’s penultimate film blends 1950s melodrama with dark satire. Lorenz’s editing work is integral to the mood and rhythm of this stylish monochrome masterwork.

Showing as part of Leeds International Film Festival

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Showing at

Hyde Park Picture House

Venue details


73 Brudenell Road, Leeds LS6 1JD, UK
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Access info

The Picture House has two small steps at the main entrance. Step-free access to the auditorium and foyer is possible via a side entrance. Unfortunately none of the Picture House's toilets are accessible and both via a flight of stairs. The cinema has three wheelchair spaces – to reserve one of these, please select the 'wheelchair space' ticket during checkout.

Refreshment info

The Picture House offers a range of hot and cold drinks, including beers and wines, alongside popcorn, sweets, ice creams (Northern Bloc) and vegan cakes (That Old Chestnut).


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