Margarethe von Trotta

Born: 21 February 1942, Berlin

Highlighted works

  • Die bleierne Zeit

    Revolutionary Marianne argues her cause with her activist and journalist sister.

  • GÖTTER DER PEST

    In this melancholy thriller, capitalism is the ‘plague’ and criminals are its ‘gods’.

  • Der AMERIKANISCHE SOLDAT

    Fassbinder’s glorious re-working of Hollywood noir, about a man who becomes a contract killer.

  • WARNUNG VOR EINER HEILIGEN NUTTE

    Awaiting a shoot, the cast and crew of a film outdo one another in displays of professional and sexual rivalry.

  • WARUM LÄUFT HERR R. AMOK?

    A brilliant black comedy of manners about a man surely at the end of his tether…

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