Rosa Luxemburg Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for Rosa Luxemburg the Movie

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Based on the life of the Jewish political radical, murdered in 1919. Involving herself with the German Social Democratic Party, Luxemburg undergoes numerous imprisonments and maintains a tempestuous personal life. Based primarily on Luxemburg's letters and speeches; charismatic performance by Sukowa. In German with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 122 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

This Is Your Life, Politics, Period Piece: 1910s, Women
Margarethe von Trotta
Barbara Sukowa, Daniel Olbrychski, Otto Sander, Adelheid Arndt
Margarethe von Trotta


Cannes 1986: Actress (Sukowa).

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