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Rosa Luxemburg (film)

Summary
Rosa Luxemburg is a 1986 West German drama film directed by Margarethe von Trotta. The film received the 1986 German Film Award for Best Feature Film (Bester Spielfilm), and Barbara Sukowa won the Cannes Film Festival's Best Actress Award and the German Film Award for Best Actress for her performance as Rosa Luxemburg. Plot Polish socialist and Marxist Rosa Luxemburg dreams about revolution during the era of German Wilhelminism. While Luxemburg campaigns relentlessly for her beliefs, getting repeatedly imprisoned in Germany as well as in Poland, she spars with lovers and comrades until Luxemburg is assassinated by Freikorps for her leadership in the Spartacist uprising after World War I in 1919. Cast
  • Barbara Sukowa as Rosa Luxemburg
  • Daniel Olbrychski as Leo Jogiches
  • Otto Sander as Karl Liebknecht
  • Adelheid Arndt as Luise Kautsky
  • Jürgen Holtz as Karl Kautsky
  • Doris Schade as Clara Zetkin
  • Hannes Jaenicke as Kostja Zetkin
  • Jan Biczycki as August Bebel
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