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2012 | Margarethe von Trotta

Jewish-German philosopher Hannah Arendt fled from Nazi Germany to the United States, where she, among other things, worked as a university tutor. Then „The New Yorker” sent her to cover the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Israel and she wrote her book „A Report on the Banality of Evil”, that started a controversy.

Drama, 110 Min.
Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Script: Pamela Katz & Margarethe von Trotta
D.o.P.: Caroline Champetier
Sound: Michael Busch
Art Director: Volker Schäfer
Costumes: Frauke Firl
Editor: Bettina Böhler

Cast: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer, Julia Jentsch, Ulrich Noethen, Michael Degen, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Klaus Pohl

World Sales: The Match Factory

Produced by Bettina Brokemper & Johannes Rexin, Coproducers Bady Minck & Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu (AMOUR FOU Luxembourg sàrl), Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre (MACT Productions, France), David Silber (Metro Communications, Israel). In coproduction with Degeto Film GmbH, BR, WDR. Supported by Film- und Medienstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, FFA, FFF Bayern, DFFF, Film Fund Luxembourg – CIAV and Film Fund Luxembourg – Fonspa, CNC, Israel Film Fund, Jerusalem Film and Television Fund, Eurimages.

Festivals / awards / nominations:

German Film Awards – LOLA for Best Picture in Silver, Best Actress (Barbara Sukowa)