Dir. Margarethe von Trotta, Germany, 1986
Screening and Discussion
8 February 2012
Rm 224 Student Union Building
Part of the Dalhousie Introducing Platypus Reading Group Series.
Cannes Palme D'Or nominee and Best Actress winner (for Barbara Sukowa's luminous performance), this is a sweeping biopic of radical socialist Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919).
“Socialism is the first popular movement in world history that has set itself the goal of bringing human consciousness, and thereby free will, into play in the social actions of mankind”.
- The Crisis of Social Democracy (1915)