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The Marriage of Maria Braun(Die Ehe der Maria Braun)

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West Germany · 1979
Rated R · 2h 0m
Director Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Starring Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Ivan Desny, George Eagles
Genre Drama

Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a relationship that is interrupted when Hermann returns alive. During a scuffle between the men, Maria accidentally kills Bill. Hermann takes the blame and goes to jail, while Maria begins a hard new life.

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