The writer-philosopher Hannah Arendt, who pounced on the opportunity to cover the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann, resulting in her controversial pronouncement about the disparity between "the mediocrity of the man" and "the horror of the deeds," is brought to life by a mesmerizing Barbara Sukowa in a new film by Margarethe von Trotta. Despite all of its scenes about ideas thrashed out at cocktail parties and... More >>>