Germany has announced its entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar as Uli Edel's The Baader Meinhof Complex.

The film chronicles the Red Army Faction terrorist group, which terrorised Germany in the 1970s. Itstars Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck and Johanna Wokalek.

The filmhad its world premiere in Munich this week and has been selected for the Rome film festival. It will be released in German cinemas on 25 September by Constantin Film Verleih.

The film is produced by Constantin Film Produktion, Nouvelles Editions de Films, and G.T. Film Production.

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