The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich (2013)

12 09/05/2013 (DE) Drama 1h 50m
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At the end of his life, Wilhelm Reich - psychiatrist and experimental scientist searching for the fundamentals of life - finds himself on trial, charged with deception. His dream of liberating human individuality makes him a dangerous opponent of an American system that is striving after 1945 for global hegemony, using all available means. Was it madness to believe in man's liberty or was Reich simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, and, being a holistic global thinker, accurately observing far-reaching socio-political linkages? Ten years after his mysterious death, his writings, once burnt by the US FDA, become an important source of inspiration for a '68 generation in revolt. Written by Novotny & Novotny

  1. Antonin Svoboda

    Director

  2. Wilhelm Reich

    Writer

  3. Rebecca Blasband

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Klaus Maria Brandauer

    Klaus Maria Brandauer

    Wilhelm Reich

  2. Julia Jentsch

    Julia Jentsch

    Eva Reich

  3. Jeanette Hain

    Jeanette Hain

    Ilse Reich

  4. Jamie Sives

    Jamie Sives

    Hamilton

  5. Kenny Doughty

    Kenny Doughty

    Dr. Cameron

  6. Markus Schleinzer

    Markus Schleinzer

    Agent Klein

  7. Gary Lewis

    Gary Lewis

    Dr. Cameron

  8. Birgit Minichmayr

    Birgit Minichmayr

    Aurora

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The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich

Original Title Der Fall Wilhelm Reich

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Original Language German

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