The Raspberry Reich
The Raspberry Reich (2004)

Canadian sexploitation filmmaker Bruce LaBruce goes to Germany to write and direct the satire Raspberry Reich, inspired by real-life '70s radical group the Baader-Meinhof gang. East German dominatrix Gudrun (Susanne Sachsse) leads a… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 26, 2004
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A highly awkward blending of gay porn and political satire.

Ed Halter
Village Voice

A lovingly overblown piece of terrorist-chic trashfilm.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Whatever little involvement the viewer may have in the onscreen goings-on is effectively impeded.

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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

The humorless Reich makes for one dull and repetitive skin flick.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

It's not good enough to be funny, not sexy enough to be erotic.

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Shlomo Schwartzberg
Boxoffice Magazine

A moderately entertaining movie that nevertheless says nothing revolutionary about the way we live now.

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Ned Martel
New York Times

Revolting and hilarious satire.

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Alan Dale

As thoroughly, gleefully disreputable a work of political critique as you could hope for.

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E! Online

La Bruce is first and foremost a dedicated destroyer of cinema, and his chaotic movies are his weapons. If you can handle that, Reich feels just right.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
No, "The Raspberry Reich" is not the long awaited for sequel to "The Strawberry Statement." Rather, it is about Gudrun(Susanne Sachsse) who… More