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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
Original name: Stammheim
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the research for his non-fiction book "Der Baader-Meinhoff-Komplex", "Spiegel" journalist Stefan Aust wrote the screen play to Reinhard Hauff’s controversial feature film that re-narrates the startling trial against the RAF terrorists Baader, Meinhoff, Ensslin, and Raspe. The trial that started in May 1975 in the Stammheim maximum-security prison extended over 192 days and ended with a lifetime sentence for all defendants.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic, gloomy, controversial, contemplative
Plot: prison, terrorism, legal, courtroom, terrorist, prison life, revolution, rivalry, society, starvation, confined, rebelliousness, political unrest, courtroom drama, state affairs, against the rules, incompetent court, lawyer, police officer, prisoner, politics, criminal, judge, justice, radical ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, west germany

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Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Mogadischu (2008)
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Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Lufthansa Flight 181, which was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in October of 1977, and the noble efforts of stewardess Gabriele Dillmann (Nadja Uhl) to ensure the safety of the terrified ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
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Place: germany, west germany
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The Third Generation (1979)
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Duration: 100 min.
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