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A woman's story of how she became involved in terrorist activities in the 1970s.


Jonas Odell


Jonas Odell
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Credited cast:
Malin Buska ... A
Camaron Silverek ... Norbert Kröcher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Niklas Adolfsson Niklas Adolfsson
Sofie Adolfsson Sofie Adolfsson
Anne Ekman Anne Ekman
Jenny Hansen Jenny Hansen
Gunnar Johansson Gunnar Johansson
Sandra Karinsdotter Sandra Karinsdotter
Mio Karlsson Mio Karlsson
Michael Lewitzki Michael Lewitzki
Malin Marmgren Malin Marmgren
Robert Mellblom Robert Mellblom
Boris Nawratil Boris Nawratil ... (as Boris Navratil)
Eivor Norberg Eivor Norberg
Bengt Persson Bengt Persson
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31 March 1977 the West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested in Stockholm suspected of having planned to kidnap Swedish politician Anna-Greta Leijon. During the days following a number of people were arrested. One of them was Kröcher's ex-girlfriend "A". The film tells her story, a personal story told through a mix of live action, animation and interviews. Written by Jonas Odell

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Love , Revolution And Morbid Self Pity
24 February 2014 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

The German Red Army Faction was a Marxist Leninist organisation in the 1970s . Taking the Marxist dogma that " Reality is a lie " they considered capitalist democracy to be a veneer hiding latent fascism and once the German proletariat became aware of this fact the working class of Western Germany would rise up and overthrow the regime . This of course never happened and it's interesting West Germany is possibly the only country in the Western world to have totally eliminated terrorist activity without having to sit around a negotiating table . They were helped by the fact the Red Army Faction had zero support amongst the people they were supposedly liberating because simply the meta-physics of Marxism doesn't appeal to the more base elements of human nature in the way religion or nationalism does . This animated film by Swedish film maker Jonas Odell tells the story of Norbert Krocher and his erstwhile girlfriend

I thought I'd be watching some animated film where the animation was all important but before watching it I did some google research and found out Norbert Krocher was a real person and I'm pretty certain that the woman narrating the film was the real life girlfriend of Krocher who is merely referred to as " A " . This leads to a slight problem towards the end but before that we see the background to the protagonists lives which is no different from a lot of students in Germany from the same period , though a little bit more exciting so to speak as they carry out a bank robbery with guns , a sort of Bonnie and Clyde meets Communist revolution

Fair enough and you can see the attraction of this lifestyle if not the cause itself . There is a slight fly in the ointment and that is while Krocher plans the kidnap of a Swedish politician A starts getting cold feet and her lack of revolutionary zeal leads to her expulsion from the group . . Despite this she is later arrested and charged with terrorist offences and jailed where she suffers mental breakdown . It's at this point that Comrade A forgets all about the oppressed proles and how she is the real victim of an oppressive state . If you can't do the time don't do the crime and just be thankful you didn't join the British Socialist Workers Party which had so many sexual predators you could confuse it with the BBC

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8 October 2010 (Sweden) See more »

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