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CREEES Film Series: The Legend of Rita

Wed, November 2, 2011 | PAI 4.42

7:00 PM

The Legend of Rita is a 2000 German film directed by Volker Schlöndorff. (101 minutes long)

A striking political thriller set in the later years of the Cold War.

Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens after the German re-unification.

All movies are free and have English subtitles!

Supported by the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for European Studies

Sponsored by: The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

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