Australian Left Review

Article Title

Rosa by Any Other Name


In 1898, Rosa Luxemburg entered into a marriage of convenience in order to obtain a German passport. Through a process of selection and omission, von Trotta comp letes this process of "naturalisation". In doing so, she sacrifices much of the cultural co mplexity o .f Luxemburg's development in favour of a toobeautiful cinematic equilibrium.



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