Personally, I think this is one of Bogarde's finest roles.
Having made as many films as he had years, at 31, Rainer Werner Fassbinder essayed a slightly different approach for his 32nd film, Despair. Here, he uses a witty screenplay written by the well-known ... read more
DVD Release Date: December 30, 1988
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"Cinema is just a form of masturbation. Sexual relief for disappointed people. Women write and say, "I let my husband do it because I think it's you lying on top of me"--Dirk Bogarde
I've been wanting to see this for years & it was worth the wait. Great script & exceptional a...
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