The Baader Meinhof Complex-REVIEW

The Red Army Faction in the 60s and 70s-a new filmic document
Martina Gedeck and Moritz Bleibtreu
Directed by Uli Edel

Attempting to come to terms with its past is new for Germany. Only for a decade or so have real discussions started not only on Nazism but on more recent events in the country’s troubled history. Such would be the ascent of the Baader-Meinhof gang or Rote armee Fraktion (RAF) that, in the late 1960s and the 1970s, terrorized the establishment and went on a spree of bank robberies, kidnappings, ... more >