Lena Lauzemis as Gudrun Ensslin and Alexander Fehling as Andreas Baader in IF NOT US, WHO
Hollywood Reporter ran an interesting interview with IF NOT US, WHO director, Andres Veiel, last year when this latest film on Germany's notorious terrorist gang of the 1970s and '80s premiered at the Berlinale.
"In his award-winning documentary Black Box BRD, Veiel looked at the so-called "second generation" of Germany's notorious left wing terrorist group the Red Army Faction, or R.A.F," wrote the Reporter's Scott Roxborough.
"In IF NOT US, WHO Veiel goes back to the origins of the R.A.F. in the 1960s, looking at the lives of R.A.F. founding members Gudrun Ensslin and Andreas Baader and that of Ensslin's husband, the author Bernward Vesper, who sympathized with the R.A.F. but did not become a terrorist...
"HR: There are already a number of German films on the R.A.F. Why make another?