14th November 1991
The German Sisters
Director: Margarethe von Trotta
West Germany , 1981
Run Time: 106 minutes, Certificate: ,
Margarethe von Trotta's involving account of two sisters, brought up in a strict moral atmosphere, who embrace the ideals of the late 1960's freedom movement, one by espousing gradual Change through radical feminism whilst the other becomes involved in urban terrorism. This powerful study of political activism and family loyalties won the prestigious 'Golden Lion' at the 1981 Venice -Film Festival.