The Legend Of Rita

  • 1999
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Political, Thriller

A return to form — and content — for Volker Schlondorff, once a leading light of the New German Cinema, whose later films took him away from his roots in the overtly political cinema of the 1970s. Here, Schlondorff and co-writer Wolgang Kohlhaase look to Germany's recent past and the sad, violent fate of the radical Left that continues to haunt...read more

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01:53 — From director Volker Schlöndorff, the acclaimed comes THE LEGEND OF RITA, a striking political thriller set in the later years of the Cold War. Anchor (more…)

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A return to form — and content — for Volker Schlondorff, once a leading light of the New German Cinema, whose later films took him away from his roots in the overtly political cinema of the 1970s. Here, Schlondorff and co-writer Wolgang Kohlhaase… (more)

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