Stirring biographical drama, 'Hannah Arendt' recalls how a famous German-Jewish political thinker ignited vicious debate following her coverage of a Nazi war trial.
Reviving a controversial episode from history, this film focuses on Arendt's coverage of the trial of Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker. The influential thinker came under fire for her divisive theories and triggered a debate that is as relevant today as it was over 50 years ago.
'Hannah Arendt' is directed by Margarethe von Trotta and stars Barbara Sukowa. They have collaborated before on such films as 'Rosa Luxemburg' and 'Marianne and Juliane'.