The Baader Meinhof Complex

Tuesday 24th February 20097:00 PM

Director Uli Edel assembles an impressive cast--including Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck, and Bruno Ganz--for this adaptation of Stefan Aust's nonfiction book. In Berlin in 1967, a horrific riot inspires a woman named Ulrike Meinhof to join forces with Andreas Baader to battle their government. The pair moves from activism into terrorism, as they lead the group known as the Red Army Faction, aka the Baader-Meinhof Group.

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

85%

Genre:

Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History

Director:

Uli Edel

Writers:

Stefan Aust, Uli Edel, Bernd Eichinger

Leads:

Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Nadja Uhl, Jan Josef Liefers, Stipe Erceg

Music:

Peter Hinderthür

Length:

150 minutes

Year:

2008

Country:

Germany

Language:

German, English, French, Swedish

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