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A thrilling documentary with fictional elements based on the true story of the abduction of the president of the employer's association, Hanns-Martin Schleyer, by terrorists in the autumn of 1977. Written by The Moose <se6y047@public.uni-hamburg.de>

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Hans Brenner's son Moritz Bleibtreu played Andreas Baader in The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008). See more »

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The best documentary I've ever seen.
27 April 2000 | by (Bremen, Germany) – See all my reviews

Das Todesspiel by Heinrich Breloer is the best documentary I've ever seen. As I've experienced the time of the terrorism in germany ( in the 70's) as a child, I learned a lot by watching this great movie.

Especially the interviews with the involved people like the former chancellor Helmut Schmidt, Mrs. Schleyer or Souhaila Andrawes, are shown very carefully but they make you feel, what these people thought and felt in this time.

If you want to know and to learn about this difficult chapter in german history, you just have to watch this documentary!!!


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