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The Baader Meinhof Complex

Overview


Genre :

Drama, History

Release Date :

August 21, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Uli Edel

Starring :

Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz, Nadja Uhl, Jan Josef Liefers, Stipe Erceg

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..very good movie..”
by Kim Newman [Empire Magazine]
3.5 of 5

“..Simultaneously absorbing and alienating..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
1.5 of 4

“..repetitive, drawn-out movie..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2 of 5

“..more conventional and ostensibly more ambitious..”
by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]
3 of 5

“..crams a vast amount of information..”
by Chris Tookey [Daily Mail]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Sandra Hall [Sydney Morning Herald]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Joseph Jon Lanthier [Slant Magazine]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Anthony Quinn [The Independent]
Reviewed by Bonnie J. Gordon [Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by Boyd van Hoeij [Variety]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]

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