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The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl


188 minutes
Source: Facets

Leni Riefenstahl is best known as Hitler's premier movie maker and is considered by many to be the greatest woman filmmaker ever. In this film, Riefenstahl addresses her past for the first time on camera. While she never was a member of the Nazi Party, as the creator of Triumph of the Will--the most effective propaganda film ever made--she spent most of her life trying to live down her association with the Third Reich.

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