WHITY (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1970)

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s only Western is slow, studied and gorgeously stylized, set in the late 1870s, and about a vicious, dysfunctional family headed by a wealthy rancher and including his hyena of a second, much younger wife, two sons, one a fag-hag and the other retarded, and two servants, a mother (played by a white […]