- 1 hr 53 min
Lord is a 1981 German film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. It the third film in a series that includes The Marriage of Maria Brand and Veronika Voss.’ The movie stars Mario Adorf, Armin Mueller-Stahl and Barbara Sukowa. The story takes place in West Germany between 1957 and 1958. A local construction magnate names Schuckert (Adorf) builds his business on shady business practices and bribery. He comes into conflict with a newly arrived building commissioner named Von Bohm (Mueller-Stahl), The building commissioner wants to clean up the shady business environment. Von Bohm falls in love with the beautiful Lola (Sukowa). The movie is an interesting critique of corruption that accompanies capitalism.