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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: controversial, sincere, thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: prison, terrorism, courtroom, legal, terrorist, revolution, confined, prison life, against the rules, starvation, danger, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, deadly, rivalry, courtroom drama, state affairs, incompetent court, lawyer, criminal, politics, justice, judge, prisoner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, west germany

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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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Mogadischu (2008)
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Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, west germany
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Judgement in Berlin (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, touching, sincere
Plot: terrorism, politics, hijacking, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, danger, save the day, crimes, deadly, fighting the system, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany ...
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Duration: 134 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Third Generation (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: offbeat, clever, controversial, realistic, serious
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Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany
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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a chance encounter with a wanted man, a woman is harassed by the police and press until she takes violent action.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: strip search, journalism, investigation, media, freedom of the press, carnival, terrorist, society, life is a bitch, politics, crimes, legal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west germany, israel
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Germany in Autumn (1978)
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Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
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Duration: 108 min.
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Duration: 112 min.
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