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The Legend of Rita

2001 Rated NR 1hr 41m

Set during the sunset years of the Cold War, director Volker Schlöndorff's riveting thriller centers on firebrand Rita Vogt (Bibiana Beglau), a radical West German leftist who abandons the anticapitalist movement after killing a French gendarme. But after fleeing to East Germany and assuming an alias, Rita -- who soon discovers that her new comrades don't share her zeal for socialism -- lives in endless fear of having her true identity exposed.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.