Shoot Me Like You Love Me: Whity
Drama, Western | 1971 | 95MIN
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Set in the south-west U.S. in 1878, Whity is the dysfunctional Nicholson family’s half-black butler. The family patriarch, Ben Nicholson, has an attractive young wife, Katherine, and two sons by a previous marriage; the homosexual Frank and the disabled Davy. Whity tries to carry out all their orders, however demeaning, until various of the family members ask him to kill some of the others.
Shoot Me Like You Love Me has been an ongoing series at The Roxy Cinema that explores directors directing their lovers on screen, read more about the entire series here