R.W. Fassbinder adapted his stage play into this highly stylized film which relates the complex love affair between a stuck-up fashion designer who divorces her husband and the young, beautiful model who has aroused her passions. Their romance, however, is soon revealed as an exercise based on power, contempt, and mistrust. Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, and Irm Hermann star. 124 min. Standard; Soundtracks: German Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; documentary "Role Play: Women on Fassbinder" (1992); interviews. In German with English subtitles. Two-disc set.