6.7/10
2,202
26 user 51 critic

Rosenstrasse (2003)

PG-13 | | Drama, War | 18 September 2003 (Germany)
Trailer
1:55 | Trailer
After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew.
8 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two sisters both fight for women's rights. Juliane is a journalist and Marianne a terrorist. When Marianne is jailed, Juliane feels obligated to help her despite their differing views on how to live.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Jutta Lampe, Barbara Sukowa, Rüdiger Vogler
Hannah Arendt (2012)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for 'The New Yorker' on the trial of the Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sisters Maria and Anna live together. Maria is a most proficient executive secretary, encouraging Anna to finish her studies and start a career. Anna broods, threatens to quit university, ... See full summary »

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Jutta Lampe, Gudrun Gabriel, Jessica Früh
Sheer Madness (1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Olga and Ruth become friends. Olga is independent, separated from her husband, living with an immigrant pianist, and teaching feminist literature. Ruth is withdrawn, a painter, possibly ... See full summary »

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Angela Winkler, Peter Striebeck
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After years of political agitation, Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht, and Leo Jogiches form a revolutionary German party, the Spartacists.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Daniel Olbrychski, Otto Sander
Three Sisters (1988)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Roberto and his three sisters doesn't know what to do with their lives.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Fanny Ardant, Greta Scacchi, Valeria Golino
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist.

Directors: Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta
Stars: Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Dieter Laser
La Rafle (2010)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Director: Rose Bosch
Stars: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh
Sunshine (1999)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Director: István Szabó
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.

Director: Marc Rothemund
Stars: Julia Jentsch, Fabian Hinrichs, Alexander Held
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The film chronicles the rise and fall of Germany's most famous a capella group, the Comedian Harmonists, in 1930s Germany.

Director: Joseph Vilsmaier
Stars: Ben Becker, Heino Ferch, Ulrich Noethen
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A carpenter in the Nazi-occupied Slovak State is appointed "Aryan controller" of a Jewish widow's store.

Directors: Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos
Stars: Ida Kaminska, Jozef Kroner, Hana Slivková
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katja Riemann ... Lena Fischer - age 33
Maria Schrader ... Hannah Weinstein
Doris Schade Doris Schade ... Lena Fischer - age 90
Jutta Lampe Jutta Lampe ... Ruth Weinstein - age 60
Svea Lohde Svea Lohde ... Ruth Weinstein - age 8
Jürgen Vogel ... Arthur von Eschenbach
Martin Feifel ... Fabian Fischer
Fedja van Huêt ... Luis Marquez
Carola Regnier Carola Regnier ... Rachel Rosenbauer
Plien van Bennekom Plien van Bennekom ... Marian
Romijn Conen ... Ben
Julia Eggert Julia Eggert ... Emily
Thekla Reuten ... Klara Singer
Jutta Wachowiak ... Frau Goldberg
Jan Decleir ... Nathan Goldberg
Edit

Storyline

When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped Ruth escape. Hannah, Ruth's daughter engaged to a gentile, goes to Berlin to find the woman, Lena Fisher, now 90. Posing as a journalist investigating intermarriage, Hannah interviews Lena who tells the story of a week in 1943 when the Jewish husbands of Aryan women were detained in a building on Rosenstrasse. The women gather daily for word of their husbands. The film goes back and forth to tell Ruth and Lena's story. How will it affect Hannah? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some violence and brief drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Germany | Netherlands

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

18 September 2003 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Kvinnorna på Rosenstrasse See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

Edit

Box Office

Gross USA:

$734,519

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,075,609
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film's opening prologue states: "The events that unfolded on Rosentrasse in Berlin from February 27 [1943] till March 6, 1943 are a historical fact." See more »

Connections

References Ein Walzer mit dir (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Ich hab vielleicht noch nie geliebt
Performed by Zarah Leander
Composed by Dénes Buday (as Dénes von Buday)
Lyrics by Johannes Brandt
© 1937 by CINETON-VERLAG, Hamburg
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rosensrasse Goebbels Motivation in Backing Down
16 June 2005 | by BlogBatSee all my reviews

Goebbels motivation in backing down was not explored. In the aftermath of Stalingrad the Reich had decided to go for 'total war'. This is referred to in the film. Part of this was to use women in the war effort, which Germany had not previously done to any great extent. An SS massacre of women would have faced Goebbels with a public relations disaster of massive proportion. His preference was to make the problem go away as quietly as possible, on the basis that the Jewish men could always be rounded up later. I understand the majority survived the war.

His other problem was that the 'Red' Berlin had never been very enthusiastically behind the Nazi cause and had to be handled cautiously. Again a massacre of women could have cost the Nazis what mediocre level of support they had in their capital city.

It was interesting that the majority of SS uniforms showed patches which indicated that the men wearing them were not of German nationality, but were from German origins in other countries such as Lithuania or Latvia


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 26 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed