After Stalin's purges, Zinaida Volkova, daughter of Leon Trotsky, is exiled to Berlin. As the Nazis rise to power and WW2 is approaching, she becomes obsessed with Antigone, the protagonist of a famous Greek tragedy, and loses her mind.

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Andre Breton (as George Yiasoumi)
Micha Bergese ...
Molanov
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Kronfeld
Leonie Mellinger ...
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Tusse Silberg ...
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Zina, the daughter of Leon Trotsky by his first wife, is undergoing freudian analysis in Berlin in the 'thirties. Meanwhile Trotsky is in exile in Prinkipo having been driven from power by Stalin. The Nazis rise to power in Germany and Austria and Zina commits suicide. Written by chris bright <cbright@cix.compulink.co.uk>

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Prof. Kronfeld

an excellent film (with just some little historical errors about Prof. Kronfeld, the perhaps most important and well-known psychotherapist in berlin at this time, who died himself by common suicide with his wife in his exile in Moscow on October, 16. 1941:


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