Inspired by the student revolutions of 1968, Ulrike Meinhof and Fusako Shigenobu became the leading female revolutionaries of their time. Appalled by the killing in Vietnam, they set out to destroy capitalist power through world revolution, as leaders of the Baader Meinhof Group and the Japanese Red Army.
Packed with extraordinary archive footage, the film sees journalists Bettina Röhl and May Shigenobu explore the lives of their mothers, Ulrike and Fusako, providing a unique perspective on two of the most notorious "terrorists" in contemporary history: what were they fighting for and what have we learned?
Release Date: 05 September 2011
Certificate: TBA - To Be Announced
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 88 minutes
Main Language: English
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