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"Baader-Meinhof epic takes on RAF's 'terrorist chic'"

by critic411 / September 21, 2008 7:19 AM PDT
http://www.thelocal.de/14437/20080921/

A German film taking a new look at the bloody legacy of the Baader Meinhof Gang will open this week, aiming to blot out the "terrorist chic" image of the 1970s urban guerrilla outfit.

The filmmakers say the picture, which will be released Thursday and has already been selected as Germany's entry in the Oscar race, will put an end to the glamourisation the young revolutionaries have undergone in popular culture in recent years.

"The 'Baader Meinhof Complex' shows the wanton brutality of the RAF without sullying its victims' memory," Schleyer, 54, told the daily Bild. "You see how my father's chauffeur and another passenger in the car were just slaughtered. It hurts me to watch that but it is the only way to make clear to young people how brutal and bloodthirsty the RAF was at that time. They were not rebels or freedom fighters. They were murderers."


Just need to get those idiots who wear the Che shirts to stop wearing them
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RAF = Red Army Factions...
by EdHannigan / September 21, 2008 7:26 AM PDT

Lest anyone confuse them with the other RAF, the Royal Air Force.



Just need to get those idiots who wear the Che shirts to stop wearing them

What about the other idiots who have portraits of him on their office walls?

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Just need to get those idiots
by JP Bill / September 21, 2008 7:50 AM PDT

Just need to get those idiots who wear the Che shirts to stop wearing them

they may be idiots but they have the same rights as the other idiots, an you

freedom of speech?

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ED !!!!
by critic411 / September 21, 2008 8:11 AM PDT

Please do me a favor.


DON'T BITE !!!!

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Don't worry...
by EdHannigan / September 21, 2008 9:17 AM PDT
In reply to: ED !!!!

I'm not the one who bites.

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He,He,He !!
by critic411 / September 21, 2008 9:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Don't worry...

thanks for the chuckle !

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