"Dann muss es ja ein was weiß ich was Gutes geben" D, CI, ED: Florian Andreas Dedek, DE 2016

Running time: 31'14”

“Then indeed there’s got to be, what do I know, something good” is a quote from the conversation Fassbinder has with his mother at the beginning of “Germany in Autumn,” which treats about the Red Army Faction (RAF). Dedek's unusual film has many layers. It tells a story of the author's parents, sentenced for a terrorist attack that they may not have committed. The personal story is also part of West Germany’s political, mental, and cultural narrative. Although personal experience may have been its starting point, the film hence exceeds the autobiographical by screening the RAF as an obstinate memory that is ripe with artistic references and mnemonic displacements.



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