In the recent period I've seen a number of films about the history and legacy of Nazism, most of them German and current, and I read about a new book on two legends of German cinema. The juxtaposition of these events in time seemed coincidental. Or was it?
Barbara tells the story of a doctor (Nina Hoss), who is caught applying for an exit visa from the GDR. Hoss talked about portraying Barbara's internal conflict and the painful truths of living in a Cold War-era Germany.