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Barbara Sukowa

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Born: February 2, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bremen, DE Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Days before the fall of the Berlin Wall, the chase is on to find a list which names the identities of all Cold War spies ... on BOTH sides.
Veronika Decides to Die (2015)
Twenty-eight-year-old Veronika lives in Manhattan, working as an administrative assistant by day, dating at night and living a small studio apartment. Bored with her life, Veronika decides to end it with a handful of pills, but her attempt fails and she wakes up in a psychiatric hospital. Her disapp
Hannah Arendt (2013)
This biopic documents the work of influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt. In 1961, Arendt attended the trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann and reported on it in a piece in "The New Yorker" that was controversial for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils, a
Vision (2009)
About Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), one of the most important women of the medieval age. She was a visionary, poet, composer, naturalist healer and theologian, who founded convents, corresponded with secular and ecclesiastical leaders and produced an impressive body of written work.
Entdeckung der Currywurst, Die (2008)
As World War II comes to an end, mid-40s Lena Brucker finds herself alone. Her children have left home and her husband has been stationed on the eastern front for years. Just when life appears to have become stagnant, Lena is given an unexpected new lease on life. After an evening at the cinema, she
Romance and Cigarettes (2005)
Nick Murder's journey into infidelity and redemption is explored through the repercussions of his adultery and doomed fascination with a flame haired seductress named Tula. For Kitty, Nick's long suffering wife, his treachery is the final straw. With faith in her husband shattered she surprises ev
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001) as Helen
A group of people live their separate lives, unaware of the subtle interconnections that bring them together. There's a cocky attorney who becomes a fugitive following a hit-and-run incident, a math professor whose wife is the victim of a mugging, an insurance company manager troubled by his ex-wife
Urbania (2000) as Clara
Charlie has experienced a trauma, but he's doing his best to regain control of his life. Drawn to a mysterious stranger spotted from a distance, Charlie believes he's found the key to his recovery. As he searches the city in an effort to revisit this chance meeting, he encounters old friends and new
Port of Last Resort, The (1999)
The migration of 18,000 Central European Jewish refugees to Shanghai in the years leading up to World War II is one of the least documented stories of Jews who escaped Nazi persecution. At a time when many international borders were closed to immigration, Shanghai was an international territory that
Third Miracle, The (1999) as Helen O'Regan
Father Frank Shore is a charismatic priest who serves as a church-appointed "spiritual detective," probing the facts behind reported miracles. Nicknamed "The Miracle Killer" following a disturbing incident, Father Frank is on the brink of hopelessness, living on the streets as a lay person. A powerf
Cradle Will Rock (1999) as Sophie Silvano
The story of the staging of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical "The Cradle Will Rock", which the government placed an injunction against. The actors led the audience through New York to another venue and acted in the auditorium without props or costumes, just one action during the charged Depression-era
Star! Star! (1999) as Marianne
Anatol is the prime member of his club scene, and the "dealer of memories," who surrounds himself with a celebrity obsessed entourage. After yet another long night of empty partying, Anatol unwinds at a diner. When a striking blonde in a fuschia gown orders the unusual dinner-at-dawn combination of
Lost Souls (1998) as Sheila Robinson
Victor and Sheila Robinson move their son Jesse and daughter Megan to a beautiful new country home. Instead of finding peace and quiet, Victor and Sheila are shocked to discover that their 12-year-old autistic daughter Megan is communicating with the spirits of two young victims of an unsolved murder. The two children, murdered 8 years earlier, have identified their murderer through Megan. Victor sets out to find proof.
Office Killer (1997) as Virginia Wingate
Dorine is a copy editor at a computer trade magazine that is in the process of downsizing. Budget cuts and her Machiavellian editrix, Virginia, force her to work at home. E-mail serves as Dorine's only link between her house, where she cares for her sick mother, and the office, her only connection t
Im Namen der Unschuld (1997) as Anna Loeser
After a severely depressed young woman is found murdered in a sanitarium, her mother hires two detectives to find the killer only to have the him later released due to a lack of evidence. She then decides to track the man down and admininster her own brand of justice.
Johnny Mnemonic (1995) as Anna K
In the 21st century, information is the ultimate commodity. In a world where cyberspace is a workaday reality and outlaw hackers thrive, the most valuable information must sometimes be transported by mnemonic couriers--professionals like Johnny who offer the ultimate in security and confidentiality. Johnny contracts to deliver priceless data for a pair of scientists, defectors from Pharmkom, the world''s third largest corporation. The massive upload is too much for the mnemonic implant embedded in Johnny''s brain. With no idea of what he''s carrying, Johnny must find the secret access-codes that allow him to download the information--or die. But data-overload isn''t the only thing threatening his life. The Yakuza, the world''s most powerful crime-syndicate, are working for Pharmakom. Takahashi, the Yakuza sector chief, distrusts his own men; he secretly hires the ruthless bounty hunter known as Street Preacher and orders him to bring in Johnny''s head--cryogenically preserved.
M. Butterfly (1993) as Jeanne Gallimard
The true story of the arrest of a French diplomat for leaking information to a Chinese opera singer he had an affair with for years, who was also a spy. The twist in the story is that the singer was actually a man who deceived the diplomat into thinking he was a woman.
Europa (1991) as Katharina Hartmann
A young German-American man returns to a defeated Germany in the latter half of 1945 full of good will, idealism and a job as a sleeping car conductor with the sprawling Zentropa railways company. He falls in love with the daughter of the former Nazi-sympathazing head of Zentropa, and is entangled in the economic and nationalistic terror of the post-war period.
Voyager (1991) as Hannah
Set in 1957, the story of a middle-aged American engineer who falls in love with a young European woman, who happens to be his daughter from a woman he abandoned 20 years earlier while a student in Switzerland.
Africana, L' (1990) as Martha
A dying woman, who stole her best friend's lover, is convinced that a spell has been cast on her, so she orchestrates her former friend's return from a self-imposed exile in Africa in the hopes of breaking the spell.
Lola (1989) as Lola
An homage to Von Sternberg''s "The Blue Angel," Fassbinder''s film follows a stuffy municipal building commissioner who loses his heart to Lola, a sluttish entertainer.
Sicilian, The (1987) as Camilla--Duchess Of Crotone
Story of the infamous Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, a man whose dream became a legend.
Rosa Luxemburg (1987) as Rosa Luxemburg
The life and times of Rosa Luxemburg, the prolific propagandist and intellectual leader of the left wing of the German Socialists known as "Spartacus." Luxemburg was brutally murdered on the night of January 15, 1919.
Die Verliebten (1986) as Katharina
Equateur (1983) as Adele
Un Dimanche de Flics (1982) as Patricia
Marianne and Julianne (1981) as Marianne
Two sisters, caught up in the turmoil of the 1970s, rebel against their conservative upbringing. Juliane works to reformer the system as a feminist journalist, while Marianne embraces violence, becoming a notorious terrorist.
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) as Mieze
Taken from Alfred Doblin's 1929 novel, the plot revolves around Franz Biberkopf who gets out of prison determined to live respectably. However, Franz takes up with Reinhold, a gangster, and a strange, symbiotic relationship develops resulting in murder.
Jaeger, Die (1979) as Daniela
A young woman returns to the hunting lodge where she murdered her first husband years earlier and soon the same chain of events repeat themselves with her new spouse.
Frauen in New York (1977) as Crystal Allen

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Lady in Question (1999) as Rachel Singer
James A. Michener's "Space" (1985) as Liesl Kolff
James A. Michener's epic best-selling fictional account of America's space program, spanning the years from the end of World War II to the exploration of the moon in the early 1970s and a fictional expedition to the "dark" side, was the basis of this well-received 13-hour miniseries with a stellar c

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