The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl
First screened in Summer 1996
Director: Ray Müller. Documentary about the notorious German actress, director, and ambiguously conscious propagandist.

Twitter Capsule: Film takes its stand without reducing the ever-growing mystery of this singular woman

VOR:   Inconclusive, even on the point of whether Riefenstahl at this point is over-invested object of emphasis, yet totally fascinating. Politically edgy. Valuable for the archive.

Photo © 1993 Kino International (c/o DVD Beaver)

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

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