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"Lola" is a 1981 drama film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The movie is set in post-World War II Germany and tells the story of Lola, a young and ambitious cabaret singer who dreams of becoming a famous actress. She becomes involved with a powerful businessman, Schuckert, who helps her career but also leads her down a path of corruption and compromise.

As the story unfolds, Lola becomes torn between her love for Schuckert and her desire for independence and self-respect. She also becomes embroiled in a political scandal involving Schuckert and a corrupt city government. These conflicts come to a head in a powerful and tragic climax.

The film explores themes of love, power, and corruption in post-war Germany. It has been praised for its complex characters, sharp social commentary, and stylish cinematography. The movie is remembered as one of Fassbinder's best works and a classic of German cinema. It stars Barbara Sukowa as Lola and Mario Adorf as Schuckert.

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Anna Miko

Anna Miko enjoys writing more than reading books. But most of all she likes to write movie and series reviews. Being fond of classic cinema, she nevertheless is the author of many research works on contemporary visual arts. She also writes short essays on new movies and series helping others to navigate the world of modern cinema.

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