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Rosenstrasse -- After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew.

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Release Date:
18 September 2003 (Germany) See more »
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Plot:
After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(6 articles)
Vision (2009)
 (From The Cultural Post. 15 October 2010, 5:05 AM, PDT)

Rosenstrasse (2003)
 (From The Cultural Post. 5 October 2010, 1:20 PM, PDT)

Baumbauer to receive lifetime Lola
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 13 April 2006)

User Reviews:
Major disappointment! See more (25 total) »

Cast

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Katja Riemann ... Lena Fischer - age 33

Maria Schrader ... Hannah Weinstein
Doris Schade ... Lena Fischer - age 90
Jutta Lampe ... Ruth Weinstein - age 60
Svea Lohde ... Ruth Weinstein - age 8

Jürgen Vogel ... Arthur von Eschenbach
Martin Feifel ... Fabian Fischer

Fedja van Huêt ... Luis Marquez
Carola Regnier ... Rachel Rosenbauer
Plien van Bennekom ... Marian

Romijn Conen ... Ben
Julia Eggert ... Emily

Thekla Reuten ... Klara Singer
Jutta Wachowiak ... Frau Goldberg

Jan Decleir ... Nathan Goldberg
Lena Stolze ... Miriam Süßmann
Edwin de Vries ... Vater Erika / Erika's Father
Carine Crutzen ... Mutter Erika / Erika's Mother
Lilian Schiffer ... Erika Singer
Sarah Nemitz ... Adele
Rainer Strecker ... SS-Mann Schneider / SS-Man Schneider
Peter Ender ... Schupo 'Franz'
Roland Silbernagl ... Jüdsicher Ordner / Jewish Orderly
Katalin Zsigmondy ... Norissa
Hans Peter Hallwachs ... Vater von Eschenbach / Father von Eschenbach
Gaby Dohm ... Elsa von Eschenbach

Isolde Barth ... Mutter Fabian / Fabian's Mother
Fritz Lichtenhahn ... Vater Fabian / Fabian's Father
Nina Kunzendorf ... Litzy

Martin Wuttke ... Joseph Goebbels
Hans Kremer ... Hauptsturmführer Weber
Wolfgang Pregler ... Herr Müller / Mr. Müller
Claudia Rieschel ... Kollegin Klara / Klara's Colleague
Siemen Rühaak ... Sturmbannführer / SS-Officer
Burkhard Schmeer ... Hauptscharführer

Heio von Stetten ... Wolfgang von Welz

Carl Achleitner ... Sturmbannführer / SS-Officer
Frank Behnke ... Oberscharführer
Harald Burmeister
Stacey Denham ... Tänzerin im Club / Dancer in Club
Robert Dölle ... Hans Singer
Lars-Kilian Falk ... Der kranke Mann / The ill Man
Uwe Fischer
Monika Häckermann
Ben Kropp
Jean-Pierre Le Roy
Felix Moeller
Morris Perry ... Tänzer im Club / Dancer in Club
Heinz Rilling
Johannes Schäfer
Atto Suttarp
Cynthia Utterbach ... Sängerin im Club / Singer in Club
Britta Jakobi ... Frau aus der Rosenstrasse / Woman from Rosenstrasse
Hannelore Koch ... Frau aus der Rosenstrasse / Woman from Rosenstrasse
Yvette Richter ... Frau aus der Rosenstrasse / Woman from Rosenstrasse
Christine Schuster ... Frau aus der Rosenstrasse / Woman from Rosenstrasse
Renate Usko ... Woman waiting in Rosenstrasse
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cécile Decker ... Jewess (uncredited)
Susanne Frommert ... Geliebte (uncredited)
Jochen Striebeck ... Nathan Goldberg (voice) (uncredited)
Björn Wenner ... GeStaPo-Offizier (uncredited)

Directed by
Margarethe von Trotta 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pamela Katz 
Margarethe von Trotta 

Produced by
Henrik Meyer .... producer
Errol Nayci .... co-producer
Kerstin Ramcke .... executive producer
Sabine Schenk .... line producer: New York
Sabine Schild .... line producer
Richard Schöps .... producer
Volkert Struycken .... co-producer
Markus Zimmer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Loek Dikker 
 
Cinematography by
Franz Rath 
 
Film Editing by
Corina Dietz 
 
Casting by
Sabine Schroth 
 
Production Design by
Heike Bauersfeld 
 
Costume Design by
Ursula Eggert 
 
Makeup Department
Nicola Faas .... makeup artist
Maike Heinlein .... assistant makeup artist
Gerhard Nemetz .... makeup artist
Mia Schöpke .... makeup artist (as Mia Schoepke)
 
Production Management
Hans-Erich Busch .... production manager (as Hans-E. Busch)
Arno Neubauer .... unit manager
 
Art Department
Marco Pressler .... construction manager
Torsten Schwartz .... supervisor plasterer
Cindy Schnitter .... plasterer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Christian Bischoff .... sound assistant
Sören Blüthgen .... foley mixer
Svenja Dielforter .... boom operator b
Christof Ebhardt .... sound editor
Joo Fürst .... foley artist
Lisa Geffcken-Reinhard .... foley editor
Monika Gussner .... adr editor
Magda Habernickel .... sound editor
Annette Prey .... sound editor
Max Rammler-Rogall .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Rueff .... sound
Marcel Spisak .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Bernd Wildau .... special effects
Adolf Wojtinek .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Markus Drayss .... digital artist
Michael Lanzensberger .... visual effects set supervisor
Frank Rueter .... digital artist: 2D and 3D
Dominik Trimborn .... visual effects coordinator: Arri
Christian Wieser .... pre-visualization artist
 
Stunts
Christof Genesis .... stunts
Udo Harnach .... stunt performer
Armin Sauer .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jan Betke .... assistant camera
Jan Betke .... still photographer
Steven C. O'Neill .... grip
Jörg Widmer .... Steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Iris Müller .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Traudl Nicholson .... color timer
 
Music Department
Michael Hinreiner .... music mixer
 
Transportation Department
David Mohn .... production driver
 
Other crew
Jed Curtis .... dialogue coach
Peter Futschik .... account assistant
Birgit Mangold .... production controller
Arno Neubauer .... location unit manager
Marco Schenke .... crowd marshall
Lars C. Steinmeyer .... set runner
Juliane Voigt .... production secretary
Harro von Have .... legal services: production
Martin Zwanzger .... title designer
 

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some violence and brief drug content
Runtime:
Canada:136 min (Toronto International Film Festival) | Switzerland:136 min | USA:136 min | Argentina:136 min
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Trivia:
Based on the Rosenstraße protest, which took place in early 1943 when the Nazis wanted to round up the last Jews in Berlin, but were resisted by the victims' relatives.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Katja Riemann (2006) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Ich weiss nicht, zu wem ich gehöreSee more »

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9 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Major disappointment!, 9 June 2004
Author: Katherine Bruce from Australia

One thing that astonished me about this film (and not in a good way) was that Nathan Stoltzfus, who seems to pride himself on being the major historian on the topic of the Rosenstrasse, was one of the historians working on this film, considering how much of the actual events were altered or disregarded.

Another reviewer said that von Trotta said she never meant for Lena to bed Goebbels, but in that case, why did she give every impression that that was what had happened? Why not show other possible reasons for the mens' release, such as the disaster that was Stalingrad, or the Nazis' fear that the international press, based in Berlin, would find out about the protest.

Also, why did the whole storyline play second fiddle to a weak family bonding storyline that has been done over and over again? Surely something as awesome as this could carry its own history! In places, it was as if the film had two story lines that really seemed to have little in common.

Overall, this film failed in its aim, which was to draw attention to a little-known act of resistance, which is a shame, because done better, it could have had a major impact.

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