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RITA'S LEGENDS

by Volker Schlöndorff

synopsis

Rita Vogt escapes to the GDR after her involvement with the anarchist movement and is given a new identity by the Stasi. But her love for a young woman colleague leads to exposure and betrayal.

international title: Rita's Legends
original title: Die Stille nach dem Schuss
country: Germany
sales agent: Bavaria Film
year: 1999
genre: fiction
directed by: Volker Schlöndorff
film run: 103'
release date: DE 14/09/2000, HU 26/10/2000, FR 22/11/2000
screenplay: Volker Schlöndorff, Wolfgang Kohlhaase
cast: Bibiana Beglau, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl, Marc Hosemann, Jürgen Hentsch
cinematography by: Andreas Höfer
film editing: Peter Przygodda
art director: Susanne Hopf
costumes designer: Anne-Gret Oehme
producer: Emmo Lempert, Arthur Hofer, Friedrich-Carl Wachs
production: MDR Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, ARTE Deutschland
distributor: CTV International, Arthaus Filmverleih GmbH, Angel Films A/S
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