Fox And His Friends

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Fox And His Friends (Faustrecht der Freiheit)

German director Reiner Werner Fassbinder’s 1975 Fox And His Friends (Faustrecht der Freiheit) is a work in the renowned auteur’s filmography that describes the struggle of upward social mobility as it intersects with the reality of being openly homosexual in West Germany. The central actors are director Fassbinder himself as Franz Bieberkopf, and Peter Chatel as the dashing Eugen Thiess.