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Ulrike Marie Meinhof (1994)

| Documentary, Biography
In the 1970's, she was the mastermind of Germany's notorious Red Army Faction. Ulrike Meinhof was finally captured in 1972. In 1976 she committed suicide in her prison cell. This film is a journey into the past.

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Timon Koulmasis

Writer:

Timon Koulmasis
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Complete credited cast:
Astrid Proll Astrid Proll ... Herself
Monika Seifert Monika Seifert ... Herself
Ruth Walz Ruth Walz ... Herself
Jürgen Seifert Jürgen Seifert ... Himself
Klaus Wagenbach Klaus Wagenbach ... Himself
Peter Rühmkorf Peter Rühmkorf ... Himself
Freimut Duve Freimut Duve ... Himself
Peter Coulmas Peter Coulmas ... Himself
Klaus Röhl Klaus Röhl ... Himself
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In the 1970's, she was the mastermind of Germany's notorious Red Army Faction. Ulrike Meinhof was finally captured in 1972. In 1976 she committed suicide in her prison cell. This film is a journey into the past. Made up of both previously unreleased archive material and the personal recollections of those who were close to her, Ulrike Marie Meinhof tries to uncover the true story of her radical drift. Ulrike Meinhof was a close friend of the authors's family and Timon Koulmasis was brought up with the her twin daughters. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Belgium | France | Germany

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Historia de Ulrike Meinhof See more »

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Sonate pour violon seul no. 2 BVW 1003
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Nathan Michstein - Deutsche Grammophon
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A haunting look at a woman's move off the political fence
21 March 2000 | by david-492See all my reviews

I watched this movie twice and enjoyed it enormously. The stuff on the rad/left culture of Germany in the late sixties is wittily constructed. Often ironic comments by Ulrike's friends are strangely moving. The narrative device, a "letter" to Meinhof's daughter, doesn't withstand too much scrutiny but does provide a neutral framework and is an interesting way of recontextualising the famous terrorist in the bourgeois background where she grew to political maturity.


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