Hannah Arendt

Overview

Director Margarethe von Trotta collaborates with screenwriter Pamela Katz to explore a key chapter in the life of German/Jewish political theorist and philosopher Hannah Arendt Barbara Sukowa, who coined the phrase "banality of evil" while covering the 1961 trial of former Nazi Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker. As the high-profile trial gets underway, Sukowa's astute observations on both Eichmann and the Jewish councils prove to be highly thought-provoking, and deeply ...
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Overview

Director Margarethe von Trotta collaborates with screenwriter Pamela Katz to explore a key chapter in the life of German/Jewish political theorist and philosopher Hannah Arendt Barbara Sukowa, who coined the phrase "banality of evil" while covering the 1961 trial of former Nazi Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker. As the high-profile trial gets underway, Sukowa's astute observations on both Eichmann and the Jewish councils prove to be highly thought-provoking, and deeply controversial.
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Special Features

Making-of documentary Deleted scenes U.S. theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2013
  • UPC: 795975115735
  • Original Release: 2012
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  • Source: Zeitgeist Films
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:53:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 32,489

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Barbara Sukowa Hannah Arendt
Axel Milberg Heinrich Blücher
Janet McTeer Mary McCarthy
Julia Jentsch Lotte Köhler
Nicholas Woodeson William Shawn
Klaus Pohl Martin Heidegger
Ulrich Noethen Hans Jonas
Michael Degen Kurt Blumenfeld
Sascha Ley
Victoria Trauttmansdorff Charlotte Beradt
Friederike Becht Young Hannah Arendt
Megan Gay Francis Wells
Tom Leick Jonathan Schell
Harvey Friedman Thomas Miller
Technical Credits
Margarethe von Trotta Director, Screenwriter
Bettina Böhler Editor
Bettina Brokemper Producer
Caroline Champetier Cinematographer
Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre Co-producer
Sophie Dulac Co-producer
Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu Co-producer
Frauke Firl Costumes/Costume Designer
John Hubbard Casting
Ros Hubbard Casting
Pamela Katz Screenwriter
Michael Kranz Sound Mixer
Andre Mergenthaler Score Composer
Bady Minck Co-producer
Johannes Rexin Producer
Volker Schaefer Production Designer
David Silber Co-producer
Greg Vittore Sound/Sound Designer
Astrid Weber Makeup
Michel Zana Co-producer
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