Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s ten favorite films:

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1. The Damned (dir. Luchino Visconti)
2. The Naked and the Dead (dir. Raoul Walsh)
3. Lola Montès (dir. Max Ophüls)
4. Flamingo Road (dir. Michael Curtiz)
5. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini)
6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (dir. Howard Hawks)
7. Agent X27 (dir. Josef von Sternberg)
8. The Night of the Hunter (dir. Charles Laughton)
9. Johnny Guitar (dir. Nicholas Ray)
10. The Red Snowball Tree (dir. Vasily Shukshin)