Jean Genet, Andy Warhol, Oscar Wilde, Brad Davis, Jeanne Moreau, Franco Nero, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder -- the 1983 book had everything wanted by fans of Fassbinder's last movie QUERELLE.
Title: QUERELLE: THE FILM BOOK
Author: Fassbinder, Rainer Werner
Photos: Fritz, Roger
Publisher: Grove Press
First Edition, ISBN 0394624777
Soft Cover, 1983, 8 3/4" x 10 3/4", 180 pp.
Translators: Arthur S. Wensinger and Richard H. Wood
Condition: Very Good. The interior has no marks, minor shelf and yellowing to covers.
Warhol's cover became a very popular poster as well. The book contains the film script (co-authored by Burkhard Driest) based on the Genet novel, Wilde's "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (which was sung by Moreau in the movie), and the stunning over-size color photographs of Roger Fitz. Fassbinder shot the movie based on these stills. Book contains copious full-color photos of Davis (as Querelle), Nero, and Moreau.
The book has become a collectible per its relative rarity and the increasing cult status of the film.
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