Memories Are Made of This: Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Veronika Voss


  • Robert J. Cardullo University of Michigan


Palabras clave:

R. W. Fassbinder, Veronika Voss, FRG trilogy, German film


This article is a re-viewing of Veronika Voss in the context of global cinema, German cinema, and R. W. Fassbinder’s oeuvre, in particular the FRG trilogy (on Germany’s postwar economic miracle) of which this film forms a part along with The Marriage of Maria Braun and Lola.

Biografía del autor/a

Robert J. Cardullo, University of Michigan

R. J. CARDULLO has had his work appear in such journals as the Yale Review, Cambridge Quarterly, Film Quarterly, and Cinema Journal. For twenty years, from 1987 to 2007, he was the regular film critic for the Hudson Review in New York. Cardullo is the author or editor of a number of books, including Soundings on Cinema: Speaking to Film and Film Artists (SUNY Press, 2008) and In Search of Cinema: Writings on International Film Art (McGill-Queens UP, 2004). He is also the chief American translator of the film criticism of the Frenchman André Bazin. Cardullo’s own film criticism has been translated into the following languages: Russian, German, Chinese, Turkish, Spanish, Korean, and Romanian. Cardullo earned his doctoral degree from Yale University and received his B.A. from the University of Florida. He taught for four decades at the University of Michigan, Colgate, and New York University, as well as abroad.