The Baader Meinhof Complex

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The Baader Meinhof Complex (German: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex) is a 2008 German film by Uli Edel in his first directorial project since 2000's The Little Vampire. Written and produced by Bernd Eichinger, it stars Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck, and Johanna Wokalek. read more
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (German: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex) is a 2008 German film by Uli Edel in his first directorial project since 2000's The Little Vampire. Written and produced by Bernd Eichinger, it stars Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck, and Johanna Wokalek. The film is based on the 1985 German best selling non-fiction book of the same name by Stefan Aust. It retells the story of the early years of the West German far-left militant group the Rote Armee Fraktion (Red Army Fraction, or Red Army Faction, a.k.a. RAF) from 1967 to 1977. The film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 81st Academy Awards. It was also nominated for the Golden Globe in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Original Release

09/25/2008

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Cast

Bruno Ganz Horst Herold
Moritz Bleibtreu Andreas Baader
Martina Gedeck Ulrike Meinhof
Nadja Uhl Brigitte Mohnhaupt
Johanna Wokalek Gudrun Ensslin
Vinzenz Kiefer Peter-Jürgen Boock
Stipe Erceg Holger Meins
Niels-Bruno Schmidt Jan Carl Raspe (as Niels Bruno Schmidt)
Simon Licht Horst Mahler
Alexandra Maria Lara Petra Schelm
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Uli Edel

Writers

Bernd Eichinger, Uli Edel, Stefan Aust

Cast

Bruno Ganz Horst Herold
Moritz Bleibtreu Andreas Baader
Martina Gedeck Ulrike Meinhof
Nadja Uhl Brigitte Mohnhaupt
Johanna Wokalek Gudrun Ensslin
Vinzenz Kiefer Peter-Jürgen Boock
Stipe Erceg Holger Meins
Niels-Bruno Schmidt Jan Carl Raspe (as Niels Bruno Schmidt)
Simon Licht Horst Mahler
Alexandra Maria Lara Petra Schelm
Heino Ferch Horst Herold Assistant
Daniel Lommatzsch Christian Klar
Sebastian Blomberg Rudi Dutschke
Jan Josef Liefers Peter Homann
Hannah Herzsprung Susanne Albrecht
Tom Schilling Josef Bachmann
Hans Werner Meyer Klaus-Rainer Röhl
Katharina Wackernagel Astrid
Anna Thalbach Ingrid
Volker Bruch Stefan Aust

Producers

Editors

Alexander Berner

2009 Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film Nominated
2009 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film of the Year Nominated
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