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Hannah Arendt [videorecording(DVD)]/ Zeitgeist Films ; produced by Bettina Brokemper, Johannes Rexin ; written by Margarethe von Trotta, Pamela Katz ; directed by Margarethe von Trotta.

Trotta, Margarethe von, ( film director, , screenwriter.). Sukowa, Barbara, 1950- ( actor.). McTeer, Janet, ( actor.). Brokemper, Bettina, ( film producer.). Rexin, Johannes, ( film producer.). Katz, Pamela, ( screenwriter.). Milberg, Axel, ( actor.). Zeitgeist Films, ( production company, , film distributor.). Barbara Sukowa, Klaus Pol, Nicolas Woodeson, Janet McTeer. (Cast).

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Lansdowne Library PN 1997.2 H3565 2013 (Text) 26040003300510 Media Volume hold Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages)

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note:
Barbara Sukowa, Klaus Pol, Nicolas Woodeson, Janet McTeer.
Summary, etc.:
Biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. Arendt's reporting on the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann in The New Yorker, controversial both for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils, introduced her now-famous concept of the 'Banality of Evil.' Using footage from the actual Eichmann trial and weaving a narrative that spans three countries, von Trotta beautifully turns the often invisible passion for thought into dramatic cinema.
Language Note:
In English and German, with optional subtitles in English.
Subject: Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975 > Biography > Drama.
Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962 > Trials, litigation, etc. > Drama.
War crime trials > Germany > Drama.
Jewish philosophers > Drama.
Banality (Philosophy) > Drama.
Good and evil > Philosophy > Drama.
Motion pictures, German.

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