Margarethe von Trotta

Margarethe von Trotta

Highest Rated: 100% Die Geduld der Rosa Luxemburg (1986)

Lowest Rated: 55% Rosenstrasse (2004)

Birthday: Feb 21, 1942

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Margarethe von Trotta is a prominent director in the New German Cinema movement; she is also one of Germany's best known and most successful female directors. She began her cinematic career while working in Paris where she participated in several film collectives. After returning to Germany, she studied acting and went on to become a successful, acclaimed screen and television actress in the late '60s and '70s. She made her directorial debut in collaboration with Volker Schloendorff, her husband, with Die Verloren Ehre der Katherina Blum (1975). She then directed her own films, including Das zweite Erwachen der Christa Klages (1978) a film based on the true story of a Munich teacher who robbed a bank to help support her alternative daycare center; it was one of the first films to address the issue of terrorism in West Germany.

Highest Rated Movies



91% Searching for Ingmar Bergman (Ingmar Bergman - Vermächtnis eines Jahrhundertgenies) Screenwriter 2018
No Score Yet Forget About Nick Director 2017
No Score Yet Baal Actor 2014
88% Hannah Arendt Director Screenwriter $0.5M 2013
No Score Yet Die andere Frau (The Other Woman) Director 2012
No Score Yet Dunkle Tage Director Screenwriter 2012
No Score Yet Tränen trocknet der Wind Actor 2012
82% Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen Screenwriter Director $0.4M 2010
No Score Yet Ich Bin Die Andere (I Am the Other Woman) Director 2006
55% Rosenstrasse Director $0.3M 2004
No Score Yet Winterkind Director Screenwriter 1997
71% Das Versprechen (The Promise) Director 1995
No Score Yet The Promise Director Actor 1995
100% Die Geduld der Rosa Luxemburg Screenwriter Director 1986
No Score Yet Hands Up! (Rece do góry) Actor 1985
83% Heller Wahn Screenwriter Director 1983
No Score Yet Marianne and Juliane (Die bleierne Zeit) Screenwriter Director 1981
No Score Yet Schwestern oder Die Balance des Glücks (Sisters Or the Balance of Happiness) Director Screenwriter 1979
No Score Yet Le Coup de Grace (Der Fangschuß) Sophie 1978
100% Warum Lauft Herr R. Amok? (Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?) Actor 1977
80% Gods of the Plague (Gotter der Pest) Actor 1977
No Score Yet Bierkampf (Beer Chase) Actor 1977
No Score Yet Das Zweite Erwachen der Christa Klages (The Second Awakening of Christa Klages) Screenwriter Director 1977
No Score Yet Atlantikschwimmer, Die, (The Atlantic Swimmers) Swimming Instructor 1976
77% The American Soldier (Der amerikanische Soldat) Maid 1976
83% Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann (The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum) Director Screenwriter 1975
No Score Yet Sudden Wealth Of The Poor People Of Kombach Screenwriter 1971
88% Warnung vor einer Heiligen Nutte (Beware of a Holy Whore) Babs 1971

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