‘Ich bin eine Terroristin’ (dir. Valerie Gaudissart) (2012)

A new film directed by Valerie Gaudissart. Violent, age 9, is grieving for her grandmother (a Communist) and picks up a copy of Rosa Luxemburg’s ‘Letters from Prison’. She then embarks on a journey of discovery which takes her around Germany and Poland. Among other sites, she visits Rosa Luxemburg’s grave in Berlin and the place of her wartime imprisonment in Breslau (Wroclaw), Poland.

The film was released in France on 5 June 2012.

The film is reviewed in Le Monde, here: http://www.lemonde.fr/cinema/article/2012/06/05/ich-bin-eine-terroristin-sur-les-pas-de-rosa-luxemburg_1712468_3476.html

and Tout la Culture, here: http://toutelaculture.com/2012/06/ich-bin-eine-terroristin-un-road-movie-tendre-et-poetique/

and here is a summary of the film in English: http://www.clandestine-films.fr/featured/ich-bin-eine-terroristin/?lang=en

I’ll be watching it as soon as I can get hold of a copy!


About rosaluxemburgblog

I was awarded a PhD in History by Swansea University for a thesis on Rosa Luxemburg (2016). I am currently co-editing the fourth volume of 'The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg' and am a member of the Advisory Board of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society.
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