July 17, 2013

SYNOPSIS: After her husband dies, Ruth seems to be acting very distraught, according to her daughter Hannah. When Hannah starts probing into the past, she finds out that her mother, whose Jewish parents were deported during World War II, was raised by an “Aryan” woman named Lena. Hannah travels to Berlin and finds the now almost 90-year-old Lena. The old woman tells Hannah her story: the story of the women of the Rosenstrasse.
DIRECTOR: Margarethe von Trotta
KEY CAST: Katja Reinmann, Maria Schrader, Martin Feifel
SOURCE: Samuel Goldwyn