The Legend of Rita

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  101 min.
Release Date: March 23, 2001

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Cast: Bibiana Beglau, Nadja Uhl, Martin Wuttke


Set in 1970, a radical West German anti-capitalist terrorist, Rita (Beglau), escapes to East Germany and settles with a new identity under the protection of Stasi, the secret police. Now a factory worker by the name of Susanne Schmidt, she lives in constant fear of being discovered. With the German re-unification at hand, her exposure becomes unavoidable.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Studio: Kino International
Producer(s): Arthur Hofer, Emmo Lempert, Friedrich-Carl Wachs
Screenplay: Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Volker Schlöndorff

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