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Year: 1981
Original Title: Die bleierne Zeit
Length: 106 minutes
Genre: Drama
Distributor: Independent Cinema Office
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over
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United Kingdom: October 12 2018


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In 1968 Germany, the two daughters of a priest will take different paths to achieve that women enjoy the same rights as men. While Juliane will try to cause a change through the press, Marianne will choose more radical methods and she will enter a terrorist group, which leads to her detention. Despite the methods used by her sister, Juliane will keep visiting her in prison, starting to doubt of the way they treat her sister there, despite his boyfriend Wolfgang warnings of not helping her sister. Film directed by Margarethe von Trotta ('Hannah Arendt') and starring Jutta Lampe ('The Possessed'), Barbara Sukowa ('Atomic Blonde') y Rüdiger Vogler ('The Misplaced World').


Cast The German Sisters



Trivia The German Sisters

Swedish director Ingmar Bergman said in 1994 that 'The German Sisters' is one of his eleven favorite films.