THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX – interview with MORITZ BLEIBTREU

By Greg King "We could not have made this film in Germany ten years ago," German actor Moritz Bleibtreu says of his new film The Baader Meinhof Complex, which opened the Festival of German Films in Melbourne recently. Part thriller, part historical drama, part character study, The Baader Meinhof Complex traces the rise of the Red Army Faction terrorist group in 1970’s Germany. The crux of the group was Andreas Baader, disenchanted journalist Ulrike Meinhof and Gundrun Ensslin. The film draws links between the RAF and several other key events of the decade – the Continue reading