The Baader Meinhof Complex 2008

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex is a 2008 German film by Uli Edel; written and produced by Bernd Eichinger. It stars Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck and Johanna Wokalek.

The film is based on the German best selling non-fiction book of the same name by Stefan Aust and retells the early years of the West German terrorist group the Red Army Faction (RAF), which was the most active and prominent terrorist group in post-war West Germany. The film was selected as the official German submission for the 81st Academy Awards in the category Best Foreign Language Film and made the January shortlist. It was nominated on December 11, 2008 for the Golden Globe in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Plot: The film retells the early years of the West German terrorist group Red Army Faction (RAF) and concentrates on the RAF from its beginnings in 1967/1968 at the time of the German student movement to the German Autumn (Deutscher Herbst) in 1977.
* Martina Gedeck as Ulrike Meinhof
* Moritz Bleibtreu as Andreas Baader
* Johanna Wokalek as Gudrun Ensslin
* Bruno Ganz as Horst Herold
* Stipe Erceg as Holger Meins
* Jan Josef Liefers as Peter Homann
* Alexandra Maria Lara as Petra Schelm
* Andreas Tobias as Manfred Grashof
* Nadja Uhl as Brigitte Mohnhaupt
* Simon Licht as Horst Mahler
* Hannah Herzsprung as Susanne Albrecht
* Vinzenz Kiefer as Peter-Jürgen Boock
* Daniel Lommatzsch as Christian Klar
* Niels-Bruno Schmidt as Jan-Carl Raspe
* Katharina Wackernagel as Astrid Proll
* Annika Kuhl as Irmgard Möller
* Sandra Borgmann as Ruth (Sieglinde Hofmann)

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