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The Legend of Rita (Die Stille nach dem Schuß)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 24, 2001
Running time:101 minutes
Cast:Bibiana Beglau, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl, Harald Schrott, Alexander Beyer
Director:Volker Schlondorff
Producer:Arthur Hofer, Emmo Lempest
Writer:Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Volker Schlondorff
Distributor:Kino International

Description: The story opens in the early 1970s, at the height of the Cold War, as West German revolutionaries-in-love rob banks, hop continents on the lam, and try to reconcile their left-wing ideals with the less glamorous realities of their daily lives. Rita ends up in the East German equivalent of a witness protection program living out her "legend" (false identity) as a typical socialist worker. Now the year is 1989. The Berlin Wall is about to fall. Will Rita's world fall too?

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