If Not Us, Who?
If Not Us, Who? (2011)

Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin are dedicated to the power of the written word and between them, start a publishing house. Controversially, their first publication is by Bernward's ostracized father who has… More

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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Huddleston
Time Out

For a film about revolutionaries, this plays it far too safe.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

The film effectively conveys the way in which key events from the Sixties radicalised them both and propelled Gudrun into the arms of charismatic activist Andreas Baader.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

A very, very solid, if a tad unadventurous, debut feature from Andres Veiel.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

It's an intelligent, complex, persuasive film...

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Has the same slightly flavourless character as Uli Edel's 2008 film The Baader Meinhof Complex.

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

If you already own The Baader Meinhof Complex and you're looking for the other half of the definitive Red Army Faction double-bill, here it is.

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Emma Dibdin
Total Film

This is a shrewd two-pronged portrait of psychological unravelling against a vast political backdrop, with a daring, disturbing performance from Lauzemis.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The themes foment, yet never quite ferment into a convincing brew.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Magnus XXXX
A tragic and moving film with great performances by August Diehl as Bernward Vesper and especially Lena Lauzemis as Gudrun Ensslin. Great score by Annette… More