AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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8/13/09

Baad And Baader: The Baader Meinhof Complex Review


HE SAID....

Martina Gedeck brilliantly portrays Meinhof, a married woman with twins, who like Gudrun Ensslin left her child for idealism. Meinhof joined the group in 1968 after the attempted assassination of student activist Rudi Dutschke, which provoked her to write protest articles on topics such as the Vietnam War...

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Gerald Wright
HDFEST.com
Film Showcase



SHE SAID....

Bold more-than-meets-the eye brand of moviemaking, this impassioned political thriller takes no sides in a radical movement with extreme women front and center, while dissecting the Red Army Faction's ideological seduction of actually one fourth of the German population.

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Prairie Miller



...But then, that is the point of the film. To bring to our attention the thoughts, the ways of Revolutionaries whom we might not know and can't understand. After the full experience of two and a half hours of The Baader Meinhof Complex, one cannot continue to think we are all knowing, all caring, all right.
This is not a summer evening's casual date flick. It is a provocative and brilliant creation that will remain in the viewer's mind.
Whether or not we want to remember, we will.


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Linda Z
WBAI Women's Collective


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