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'The Baader Meinhof Complex' Reveals a Journalist Who Went Over the Edgenew

The most complex character in the movie, the one who provides the viewer with an entry point into this hothouse of violent fanatics, is herself a journalist -- Ulrike Meinhof, a columnist for the left-wing magazine Konkret who stunned her family and colleagues in May 1970 by throwing in with a cadre of self-styled revolutionaries.
Chicago Reader  |  J.R. Jones  |  09-14-2009  |  Reviews

'The Baader Meinhof Complex' Exhaustively Explores the Red Army Factionnew

Uli Edel's sober, clear-eyed view of the youthful and sexy yet arrogant and murderous, gun-toting radicals at the center of Baader-Meinhof's mythology -- a complex construct, indeed -- manages to do justice to the core of their sprawling chronology, while never overstating their narrative's obvious post-9/11 relevance.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Kimberly Chun  |  09-02-2009  |  Reviews

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