Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a German director, screenwriter, and actor associated with the New German Cinema of the 1970s. Some of his most famous films include Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, and The Marriage of Maria Braun.
"I detest the idea that love between two persons can lead to salvation. All my life I have fought against this oppressive type of relationship. Instead, I believe in searching for a kind of love that somehow involves all of humanity."