- 1 DVD (140 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Böhm, Karl-Heinz.Fassbinder, Rainer Werner,Fontane, Theodor,Hermann, Irm.Lommel, Ulli.Schenck, Wolfgang.Schygulla, Hanna,
- Corporate Author
- Tango Film Produktion.Wellspring Media.
- Based on the novel by Theodor Fontane.Credits: Director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; screenplay, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; photography, Jürgen Jürge ; music, Camille Saint-Saëns ; editor, Thea Eymèsz.Hanna Schygulla, Wolfgang Schenck, Ulli Lommel, Karl-Heinz Bohm, Lilo Pempeit, Herbert Steinmetz, Ursula Stätz, Irm Hermann.In German with English subtitles.Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.Special features: Filmographies ; information on other Fassbinder films ; weblinks.Summary: Effi Briest is a radiant beauty, a vivacious blend of naivete and intelligence, forthrightness and willful self interest. She is married when very young to a much older Prussian diplomat and carried away to a remote Baltic port where she drifts into a brief, passionless affair with a local womanizer. The full effects are felt only later, in a chilling manifestation of the Prussian legal code.