By Doug Brod
Updated October 09, 1992 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven

type
  • Movie

In Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven, wonderfully natural performances and droll humor mark Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s guileless yet insightful drama of an elderly woman’s search for compassion after her husband kills his boss and himself. The formally daring climax — in which a shoot-out is conveyed by a freeze-frame and subtitles — comes off as something of a cheat, though. B-

Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 108 minutes

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