Great Trailer for the German Film 'The Baader Meinhof Complex'

by Joey Paur

You have got to watch this movie trailer for 'The Baader Meinhof Complex' it looks absolutely amazing. The movie has been chosen by the Academy to be one of the nominations for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars. The film was directed by Uli Edel who also directed Christine F and Body of Evidence. The cast includes  Moritz Bleibtreu (Run Lola Run, Speed Racer), Martina Gedeck (The Good Shepherd), Bruno Ganz (Youth Without Youth), and Alexandra Maria Lara (Control, Miracle at St. Anna).

'The Baader Meinhof Complex' is about:

Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg.

This movie has yet to find a distributer in the states. This movie looks amazing so it shouldn't be long before someone picks it up.  The trailer is in German but it doesn't matter you understand what is going on and visually its stunning. Check it out below!

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