12/06/2006  |  92 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
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A drama loosely based on the life of Zina Bronstein, daughter of Leon Trotsky. In 1930's Berlin, Zina is being treated by Professor Kronfeld and during this psychoanalysis, which includes some hypnosis, she recalls incidents both from her own life and that of her father, as a leader of the Russian revolution. Against the background of the progessive deterioration of the situation in Europe, threatened by the rise of fascism and the spectre of the Second World War, Zina's identification with Antigone becomes more and more credible. What were once her hallucinations begin to take objective form on the streets. The dynamics of Greek tragedy, always waiting in the wings, step forward to take control.

Contains moderate sex and violence
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