Despair (film)

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Despair, film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Written by Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Vladimir Nabokov (novel)
Starring Dirk Bogarde
Andréa Ferréol
Klaus Löwitsch
Volker Spengler
Music by Peer Raben
Cinematography Michael Ballhaus
Distributed by Filmverlag der Autoren (West Germany)
New Line Cinema (USA)
Release dates 1978 (West Germany)
1979 (USA)
Running time 120
Country West Germany
Language English

Despair is a 1978 film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and starring Dirk Bogarde, based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Nabokov. It was entered into the 1978 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

It was released on DVD and Blu-ray in 2011.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Despair". Retrieved 2009-05-12. 

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