Ruth's daughter Hannah (Maria Schrader) knows that her mother was in Berlin during World War II but she wants to know more. So, pursuing a tip from her Aunt, she travels to Berlin to track down an elderly woman named Lena (Doris Schade) who took Ruth (Svea Lohde) in when her mother was one of the thousands of Jews interned during the war.
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Directed by Katja von Garier, Bandits chronicles four German fugitives and their passion for rock n' roll as they attempt to evade the law and flee the country. Their odyssey takes this all girls rock band (hence The Bandits) from rehearsal at the prison church to performing in front of thousands as they garner Mickey and Mallory-esque attention through their adventures as outlaws on the run. Their experiences and emotions are conveyed in their music, which serves as a link between their depraved sense of humanity and newfound freedom.
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'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.