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Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt is a movie starring Hannah Arendt, Jury Andruchowytsch, and Aharon Appelfeld. A documentary about the life and work of hannah arendt, the prolific and unclassifiable thinker,political...

Other Titles
Hannah Arendt - Die Pflicht zum Ungehorsam, Vida Activa: O Espírito de Hanna Arendt, Vita Activa: Hannah Arendti vaim, Hannah Arendt - Du devoir de la désobéissance civile
Running Time
2 hours 5 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Ada Ushpiz
Ada Ushpiz
Aharon Appelfeld, Steven Asheim, Hannah Arendt, Jury Andruchowytsch
Canada, Germany, Israel
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A documentary about the life and work of hannah arendt, the prolific and unclassifiable thinker,political theorist, moral philosopher and polemicist, and with her encounter with the trial of Eichmann a high ranking nazi.

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Billy Ray

This documentary is well put together, a thorough and clever look at the life of Ismael dos Santos. He is shown as the social media master of the right, and he was the victim of a flop when he was elected to the ANC in 2002. But he is also the victim of the junta that took power in 1998. The documentary covers a few of the really important events that changed the course of his life and the fate of the country. It is interesting to see how he became a celebrity in Johannesburg and how the media and political insiders soon understood that his public pronouncements and his personal personality were much more important than his politics. Some of the less important events include the immigration crisis in which he played a major role, the issue of government corruption and the deselection of the democratic government. Even though the documentary deals with the junta, the movie itself does not make an easy target of anyone. At times it is hard to tell whether the documentary is making an attack against the junta or the ANC. At times the movie also seems to have a political point of view, which is clearly not clear. It seems to be trying to criticise both sides of the political spectrum and at times it is very hard to tell what the aim of the documentary is. The key difference with other documentaries is that it gives a historical perspective, which shows how different periods in the country's history are portrayed and I enjoyed this more than most other documentaries.

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Mary Phillips

The title might seem a bit pretentious, but the movie is really great. Actually, that is not the important thing. The important thing is what the movie was about. It is about the power of ideas, and especially about the power of ideas. Some people say that in Germany, the ideas are not as strong as in the US. I don't know how they know that, but the more they make the movies about the ideas, the more the idea is becoming weak. I would also like to say that this movie is very entertaining. It has a lot of shocking pictures, but it also has a lot of funny pictures. If you like films about ideas, you will like this movie.

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Beverly M.

For a while, we watched it as a couple of friends in our college. We had never heard of this movie and weren't sure what it was about. It turned out to be interesting and thought-provoking, and so we decided to watch it again. Then we remembered the movie and decided to watch it again. With so many different genres on the shelves, you might assume it's easy to pick out a movie of the year's best to get excited about it. However, while it's hard to separate good from bad in movies, it is definitely possible to pick out a movie that is merely "good" and not worthy of discussion. Luckily, this film is an exception. It's a movie that has the soul of a good film, but which has an unusual emotional impact. A better movie than the film we were about to watch was this film, and it was "The Godfather: Part II". The only difference between this movie and this one is that we watched it as a couple of friends, rather than as a bunch of college students. I highly recommend it.

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As someone who was born in 1955, I recall watching The Spirit of Hannah Arendt in the 1960s, thinking it was quite revolutionary. Watching this documentary today, it is hard not to be somewhat disappointed. The DVD comes with a single audio commentary track, and even though it's a great way to get some background info and overview of what the book was all about, it just isn't enough. You have to watch the full documentary to understand what it is about. It's something of a film school project, and if it's going to be a film that gets the attention of the rest of the world, then it has to be something worthwhile. And it isn't.

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What a great documentary! The author's story was definitely done on a tight budget, but it was enough to make this a must see. Definitely a great addition to the series! It didn't disappoint! I think this is a good starting point to understand why the author was a great author and why she is so relevant today.

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Sharon Welch

First off, I am not a part of the film industry. I do not enjoy films. I enjoy the art form, but in the end I see films as tools for writers, directors, artists, and critics. I am so thankful that I was not judged for my opinion on this film. I wanted to see it, but I was so bored by all of the other films that I had seen that I could not finish it. I had seen tons of different types of criticism on this film. I guess I am not an objective critic, but I just wanted to see what people thought. I watched a film criticism video on it and I noticed that the director of the video did not have anything good to say about it. I was hoping that I would see a critique that said how good this film is, but I saw the worst possible. I was disappointed in this film because it is not about style. This film is about the people, the thoughts, the ideas, and the art of Hannah Arendt. I can understand if someone would have criticized this film because of the images, or the short cuts in the film. I can't understand why this film is so different from all of the other film criticism videos. If you want to see this film, please go to your local library or rent it online.

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Denise Kim

This is a nice and interesting video presentation of the French play, translated into English. It's not that it's an interesting story, but that the story is quite interesting and detailed, plus it's written by the same person that made the movie. It also features a rare DVD of the original Russian version of the play. This film has the best production value I've seen on a DVD of this sort.

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Christine H.

This is a documentary about the life of journalist Hannah Arendt, born in Vienna, married to the philosopher Herbert von Hippel, who was a major influence on both of them. I am more interested in its topics than the documentary itself, but after seeing the film I had to comment on its shortcomings. My first problem is the fact that the film tries to show the life of Hannah Arendt at a very slow pace. We don't get to see any of the main character's important events - most of them being short and on the surface. It does not feel like it is shown at the same pace as the main story of Hannah's life. This is not a major problem, but it is distracting, because it feels like we are watching a documentary about the life of one of the key figures of our time, when in fact, it would have been more effective to have seen the main character's life as a "minor character" in the film. Another problem I had with the film was the lack of interest. There are glimpses of interesting things in the film, such as Arendt visiting the Nazis in a prison camp, but we don't get enough of her actual life. I would say that the film is highly recommended for historical or general audiences, but for those of us who like documentaries, it is okay to skip it. I think the problem is the pacing, which is something that only the movie could do.

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Timothy S.

It is quite interesting to see the way Ms. Arendt reacts to people who criticize her. As she is working on a book about totalitarianism she was living under a dictatorship. I think Ms. Arendt may have been influenced by her experience, as the author of this documentary, that some people see her as a philosopher and great writer, and others as an experimental subject. In the end, she could not bring herself to criticize those who thought that everything she said was a serious work and that she had been wrongly accused of insincerity. Indeed, she was caught between her own instincts, to protect herself from a potential catastrophe in her work, and the public expectations that might lead to the restoration of authority. She could not avoid this choice, but we can see her and the people around her, including her husband, all show incredible courage and play an active role in her freedom from censure. The most important point is the very long interview with her with Egon Schiele.

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Rebecca Hart

This documentary was in the old tape collection at my local library. The DVD of the video is on its way to me in the mail. It was very good. I loved the sections dealing with Hannah Arendt and the book. I am going to get some copies of this and get the book, the video and the two books. I am very glad that I watched this video. My favorite part was the part about Hannah's article in the New Yorker. She talks about what was in the letter. As a movie it is a little uneven. It has a good beginning and an anticlimactic end. However, it is still very interesting and worthwhile. I enjoyed it very much. I would recommend it to anyone interested in Hannah Arendt. I have it on tape and would like to have a copy of the DVD. I am looking forward to getting my hands on the DVD. I don't think it is available anywhere, but I am looking at other options.

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This documentary is about Hannah Arendt, a German academic. The film takes us through her life and the way she was influenced by her professors. Most of her life was spent on the politics of the Nazi party. But she found out that, at the same time, there was an opposition to the Nazis and they were justified. Hannah was also influenced by the practice of Vietnam, and the occupation of the Jews. In the end, the film shows the tension between the Nazis and the Nazis who supported them. It is very interesting to see how a very simple person changed her life and her world. The film does not do too much about the political issues, but more about the person itself. It is also interesting to hear what the writers of the film say about Hannah Arendt.

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Ronald H.

The most brilliant work by a British historian of our time. Eagerly awaits a sequel.

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Sharon E.

During the 70s, the German political scientist Hannah Arendt (Samantha Eggar) was in deep research on the idea of "invisible juridical structures" (made famous by Karl Popper). In this movie, we also see the events that made her famous and kept her till her death in 1980. "Vita activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt" is a collection of interviews, papers, cartoons, pictures, essays, studies and recordings of those events. A few of those are already published, but a few more are not. And of course we have the book and all the critical works of those times. In these short 20 minutes, you will learn that Hannah Arendt is not just an American, but also a woman who lived her entire life as a philosopher. Some of the interviews are also of interest for other ages (including people from another part of the world, such as Palestinians and South Africans).

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What if you could view Hannah Arendt's novel about history, humanism, and political incorrectness in a non-Biblical, non-religious context? What if you could watch the movie with the wonderful performance and brilliant imagery of the author, and see the movie's result. I am willing to bet that you'd agree that "The Spirit of Hannah Arendt" is a great film. This is how a great book, its message, its aesthetic, and its incredible work makes you feel. Hannah Arendt was the most influential philosopher of the 20th century, and she did not have a lot of good things to say. She really was a socialist, and was far from a fascist. But she also did not think in good terms about religion, and criticized the way that Christians treated women. In other words, she had a very open mind. In her novel, she makes a distinction between the oppressed and the oppressors. Here, you are asked to watch the movie, and judge for yourself. However, watch the movie, and see what you think. I know that this film has its flaws. It is not the best film I've ever seen, but it's definitely worth seeing.

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Jose Fuller

It's not a very good movie, but it's not exactly boring either. It's a little long, but it's worth watching. This is the first film from the director, but the first from the movie that I've seen. I feel like it's the kind of thing you would watch at home. It's about some really interesting stuff. The story is about the early writings of Hannah Arendt and the person she became. The woman that helped to create a society with different people, but to become more realistic. She managed to imagine a society that didn't have guns and bombs, but not much freedom. I can't say that it's an intelligent film, but it's a good movie. The work of the director is pretty good, but there's a few flaws, like sometimes the shots don't move as fast as they should, or sometimes the editing is a little loose, but it's not a big issue. There are some other problems, like the sex in the end scene, or the concept of using a mother for suicide, but those are minor. I like the way that they show how important these authors are to us, that they're most important because of how they wrote their stories. But this movie is still an amazing study of how important they were to us, and how important it is to listen to them. I would recommend this film to anyone, because it's really amazing.

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Julie Chen

This is a great doc that covers not only her time as a head of the New Republic in the 60's, but goes into her later years as well as her reasons for going to study philosophy, and how she met her husband. There is a lot of insight into what makes people tick, what they think, what drives them, and even some tidbits on what her husband thinks. As an introvert, it made me realize that I too was probably one of those people who liked to think a lot, but wanted the world to "please me", the "thinking man's self help" book of rules. If you are like that, this documentary may make you reconsider that side of yourself.

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My favorite episode of 'The Americans' is the one in which Traudl Junge and his family are shocked to learn that a major American literary prize is on its way to Berlin. Traudl and his friends refuse to attend the book fair, and are humiliated and humiliated. But Traudl eventually accepts the prize, and even writes the winning essay. As the two brothers embrace and rejoice, we watch in silence as they wonder if their father would have turned out as well. Traudl's father knew that his father had grown up in a strict Nazi family, but he had seen the goodness of Traudl's character, and the family's love for one another. They finally saw what the party was really all about, but Traudl's father didn't know it. The film ends with Traudl's father saying, "He saw the light." This is a powerful, moving scene. Unfortunately, the film seems to have been edited. The question that we might have asked of Traudl's father after the film is "Why didn't he speak out?" The best that the family can do is to encourage Traudl to speak up. This is a strong film, worth seeing.

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Lawrence Armstrong

The original commentary on this documentary was good. The new commentary is quite alright. It talks about the new documentary version. What we don't see are some of the full interviews with Hannah Arendt, like we see in the original commentary. But there is one interview in the new commentary that really did interest me. In the commentary, she talks about her later life, and the experience of her first interview in the US. As I said, the commentary on this documentary version isn't quite what it was in the original commentary, so the new commentary doesn't come close to the quality of the original commentary.

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Juan P.

I have not seen the original film, but in a recent documentary film, I found this movie so convincing, that I did not even want to watch the original, because the documentary was so good. One of the most important films of the last years, it was very important because it changed how most people viewed and see politics. A lot of people who are critical of the politics of the day, did not understand this documentary, because the historical figures featured in the film had political leanings, that were different from what most people expected. It is a good movie that should be shown to all students, not just to students of the '70's. The film is produced by two professional filmmakers who understand the history of the 70's and how we view politics, and the people involved in the '70's.

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A film that is sure to have a place in the minds of those that were and are scholars in the social, philosophical and psychological facets of the history of Germany. This film covers the classic period of the Nazi period of Germany and how it affected German thought and made a "fictional" history. It is a story that involves the ideals of the Third Reich, the immediate and the long term effects of the Third Reich on German history and also the legacy of the modern cultural and intellectual society in Germany. The documentary is supplemented by some short videos and audio interviews from the subject experts. This film is very well done and is a well-researched and enjoyable piece of documentary art.

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Nancy Rogers

This is an excellent documentary that will have you riveted to the screen. The part where Helen Keller is talking about the holocaust and why she doesn't really care about all the suffering that Jews went through is incredibly interesting. She is a consummate intellectual and talks about the concepts of logic and rationality and how it is the foundation of everything that has come before. She also talks about the relevance of holocaust movies to today's world. It is a well done film that will make you think a little and leave you wondering. Another part of the film is when Keller makes a comment about how the Holocaust is not really about the Holocaust but about how one feels that it is their duty to do whatever they can to help out the victims.

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Evelyn Welch

I'm so glad I saw this documentary. It was like a documentary of my life. It was powerful, well put together and I would definitely recommend to anyone. I hope we can make these kinds of documentaries more easily and I hope there is more documentaries about the history of the Nazi regime.

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Anna H.

Paul Greenberg, author of The American Museum: My Life, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Fashion Institute of Technology professor who invented the documentary technique of interviewing famous persons, brought his interest in American Jewish history to the forefront with the BBC's documentary "I Love the Jews". The group interviewed are Susan Sontag, Peter Eisenman, Barbara Ehrenreich, Herr Bloch, Emil Reinke, and various others. I would like to give a special comment about Deborah Lipstadt. Her discussion with the President of the Jewish Community of Borlaug was very interesting and, as with all her interviews, she added a personal touch to the film. I liked the conversation with Judith Kramer as well. She knows how to speak to the subject, with information and with knowledge. In addition to Berman's and Greenberg's interviews, "I Love the Jews" has a number of new documentaries. These include Michael Relson's "Dr. Zuckerman: He was an American Nazi", a film about the so-called "Holocaust Defense". Barbara Ehrenreich interviewed her brother, and Dan Harris interviewed his mother. As for Peter Eisenman, I enjoyed the debate about why the Jews should not become humanists. One reason is that they are better off without religion. Another is that the Holocaust was a total failure. "I Love the Jews" is an educational film. It is not a sensational documentary about the Holocaust. It is the story of a great American historian, Paul Greenberg. His passion is to show people that, as a historian, he understands the historical background better than anybody. I recommend this film to everyone who has not seen it yet. I cannot imagine it will be available in my country as a DVD. "I Love the Jews" is a great film. I wish it could be released in the US on DVD.

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Daniel Carlson

This is an excellent documentary on the life of Hannah Arendt. I read her books and I loved them. I have watched the movie many times. It is a very interesting story about a woman who was one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. Her work on the theory of "epistemological closure" is still very relevant today. I have watched the movie many times and I am still fascinated by the story. I love the way the movie shows the time and place of the movie. The film is very informative and shows a lot of facts about Hannah Arendt. It is an interesting movie. I recommend it to everyone. I am going to watch it again.

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It is not the case that one person alone can save the world, but one person can, if he/she can choose and see the truth. This film is a testament to this fact. It is not a docudrama, but a film that is a true and accurate portrayal of the life of Hannah Arendt, the most important and influential thinker of our time. The film shows the full extent of her work, from the book "Eichmann in Jerusalem" to her life in Germany, and her world-wide impact on political and social thought. The film also tells the story of her relationship with her husband, her friends, and her family. This film is extremely well made and highly recommended.

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Olivia H.

This is a great documentary on the life of German intellectual Hannah Arendt. The film covers a variety of topics, including her early work as a student in London, her time in Paris, and her years as a professor at the University of Chicago. Arendt's early life in London was a bit awkward, but she had an interesting relationship with a young American, and was able to hold on to her values and values of freedom and equality. The documentary makes the case that Arendt's ideas were revolutionary and that she was an inspiration to many people. The film also shows that Arendt's ideas were influenced by many people, and that she was an intellectual equal to many of the intellectual giants of her time. The documentary ends on a very positive note, although the interviewees seem to be extremely proud of the man who wrote the book that Isndt worked on, and the film shows that the man who wrote the book is very proud of his work. I thought the documentary was a great summary of Arendt's life, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in her life.

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I recently watched this movie, and I have to say it is an excellent piece of work. It is a little bit slow at times, but it is really worth it. The film is a fascinating look into the life of Hannah Arendt, and her controversial book "The Human Condition". The film is very well done, and I would recommend it to anyone who has a passion for history. I was a bit disappointed in the movie at times, but it was still very good. It is worth watching. I rate it 9/10.

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Stephen Simmons

I first saw this film when I was in college, and I loved it. It's a wonderful documentary, and I think the movie is great. It's not a documentary, and I think that's why it's so great. I also thought it was great that the film was shown at a few colleges, because it's so different from the normal college film. I really liked it, and I think it's a great film. I don't think there's any reason why it shouldn't be shown, but I don't think it should be shown in a lot of colleges. I think it's great. I also think it's a great documentary, and I think it's a great film. It's great, and I think it's great.

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Megan P.

I am a big fan of the works of Hannah Arendt and her life and works are an important part of my understanding of the history of the twentieth century. I was very interested in watching this documentary, as I am a fan of the director and the subject matter. The documentary was very informative and made me want to know more about the man. I was very impressed with the documentary. I was very impressed with the film, and I was very interested in seeing more of Hannah Arendt's work. I hope that the documentary will be available on DVD soon.

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Nicholas Dunn

This is a great film about a woman who was part of the greatest intellectual movement of the 20th century. The title is a bit misleading, however, as this is not a documentary but a dramatization of a very important work of hers, "The Human Condition." It is interesting to see how the movie develops and how it changes as it goes along. At the beginning it is a very straightforward, somewhat dull, film about a woman who is a professor of philosophy at a university. However, as the film progresses, it becomes more and more of a drama. The film is based on the book "The Human Condition," by Hannah Arendt, which was written in the late 1930s. She is an extremely important intellectual, and this film is a tribute to her. The film is very well done, and it is interesting to see how it changes as it goes along. The main character, Hannah Arendt, is played by a very good actress, Charlotte Rampling. She does a wonderful job at portraying the complexity of a woman who is a brilliant, brilliant woman, and is so interested in philosophy. Her work is not always clear, but she is a brilliant writer. She is also an excellent director. Her work is also very interesting, and I recommend it to anyone who is interested in this subject. The film is very well done, and it is a good film.

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Sarah Flores

I was one of the few people who saw the movie at the theaters and it really left a bad taste in my mouth. I was disturbed by the horrible depictions of the Jewish people. The only redeeming feature was the video game. I have since watched the movie and I am appalled at how the director was able to use this video game to create a story that is completely false and not based on fact. The movie was a complete waste of time. I hope that the director is fired for this crime. I am really disappointed with the director and the movie. The only good thing I can say about the movie is that I hope that this is the last one.

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Hannah C.

The Spirit of Hannah Arendt is an excellent documentary about the writings of Hannah Arendt. The documentary covers a wide range of topics, from the Holocaust to the relationship between Judaism and the state of Israel. It also looks at the life of Arendt and her relationship with her husband, the philosopher Martin Heidegger. It is not a documentary that will change the world, but it is an excellent introduction to the writings of Hannah Arendt. I highly recommend this documentary.

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I was fortunate enough to see the film last night in a theater in Brooklyn. It was a rare treat to see a film that was free to the public, and that was the case with this film. I have been a member of the Society for the Advancement of Science since it's inception in 1981, and have been involved with the science fiction community ever since. I am glad to see that more people are seeing this film, and that it is spreading. The film is very well done. There were several parts of the film that I had to turn away from because I was so shocked at what I was seeing. I was so happy to see the work of so many people involved in this film. It was an amazing experience, and I am so happy that the film is going to be available on DVD. It will be a great addition to our library, and it is a shame that it is not being released in the United States. The film was shot on location in New York City, and the locations were the best I have ever seen. The scenes were so authentic that I found myself holding my breath throughout the film. I was amazed at the work that was done, and the accuracy of the locations. The film is very informative, and will be an interesting addition to our library. I would recommend the film to anyone who is interested in the history of science fiction, and the effects that a large organization like the Society for the Advancement of Science can have on the world. The film was well made, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in science fiction, history, and politics. This film is an excellent example of how a film can be made, and how it can be made in a way that is educational and entertaining. I am so happy that we are seeing more films like this that will be released on DVD, and that will make our collection more complete.

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Michael Nguyen

This is a film about a woman who became famous for her work in the 20th century. The film is a work of fiction, but it is a very well made one. This is a very good film about a very interesting woman. I am glad to have seen it and I have recommended it to all my friends. There is a lot of information about her life and her work. If you are interested in this topic, I recommend you to watch this movie.

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Kathleen G.

I am not a big fan of David Lynch, but this is a fascinating documentary that takes a look at the life of the famous philosopher Hannah Arendt, whose life was greatly influenced by her experiences in Nazi Germany and her relationship with her family. The film is extremely well made and the narration by the director, Zvi Wolfman, is very moving. The film also gives a good view of the Nazi period and how the family reacted to their Nazi relatives, especially to the father who was a supporter of Hitler and was a member of the Nazi Party. This is a very well made documentary that will be a great addition to anyone's library. 9/10

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Shirley Harvey

I am a great fan of David Byrne, but I think his music is not his most important thing. The documentary is really good, but I was also surprised to see how much he used in this movie. I was happy to see that he didn't use any songs from his "American Bandstand" album. I was also happy to see that he didn't use songs from "Free As A Bird" album. I also liked the interview with Julia Holter, and the one with Tom Waits. I am looking forward to seeing the movie "L'Auberge Espagnole" about her. I really enjoyed the fact that it was a true story, but also that it was made by a journalist. It is a good way to see the history of this important and influential French intellectual.

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Samuel L.

I have just watched the "Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt" on DVD and I am thoroughly impressed by the film. It is a powerful documentary that reveals the life of the great philosopher Hannah Arendt in a way that no other documentary has done before. I recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in the life of Hannah Arendt, or anyone who is interested in the history of philosophy. The film is an excellent introduction to the life and thought of Hannah Arendt. It is an excellent way to learn about the life of Hannah Arendt and the philosophy she believed in. The film also contains interviews with Hannah Arendt's close friends and family members, including her father and mother. The film is also accompanied by numerous archival footage of Hannah Arendt and other famous philosophers. The film is a must see for anyone interested in the life and thought of Hannah Arendt.

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Dorothy W.

I am a fan of Hannah Arendt, and I was intrigued by the idea of seeing a documentary about her life. I was also interested in the subject of her life. I had a feeling that the documentary would be interesting, but I was wrong. It is not only interesting, but also well-done. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in Hannah Arendt. This is a must-see for anyone who wants to know more about her life. The film covers a lot of material, but I think that it is important to point out the positive aspects of her life. I liked the fact that the film focuses on the good aspects of her life, but it also focuses on the bad aspects. I think that the film should have a positive message, and it does not. This film is not for everyone. It is a good documentary, but it is not for everyone.

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I have only seen this on DVD recently, but I was so impressed with it that I have purchased it. The DVD is a must for anyone interested in the book or film. The documentary is entertaining and well-made. There are some factual errors, but the filmmakers do a great job of correcting them. The film is well-edited and has great interviews. The audio is clear, but I would like to see a small version of the audio added, as it is an important part of the film. I was very surprised at how much this film affected me. I've never read the book, but the film was so powerful that I read the book. I'm now considering reading it. I hope this film gets wide distribution. It's a wonderful story and the people who made this film have done a great job.

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Eric R.

The best thing about this film is the wonderful animation. The animated scenes are extremely well done. It's like watching a painting, a film. I also really enjoyed the interviews with Hannah Arendt and other people who knew her. I think that it's a great movie for people who are interested in her work. I'm a bit biased, as I have a lot of friends who know her, and have read her books. So it's nice to see them here in person.

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Jason H.

When I first watched this movie, I had no idea what it was about. I had no idea about the subject matter or the history. I watched the whole thing and it made me feel so much more in love with the world, with our own life, with all the problems we face. I found myself understanding so many things about the human condition. I have seen this movie many times since then, and it makes me want to read about the subject matter, and I can't help but to be fascinated with what these people had to deal with. If you have no idea about this movie or what it is about, then you are definitely missing out on something. I love this movie.

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Margaret R.

I've just finished watching the first half of this film. I have to say, I'm blown away. I've heard this is a film that will divide opinion, and I'm not one of those people who goes into a film with the assumption that it will either be for or against. But this film is incredible. I'm not a historian, and I don't know how it is possible to create a film that is so compelling, so well-written, and so well-directed. But this film is a great documentary about one of the greatest minds of our time. I've watched the documentary, and I still have not seen anything that compares. It's a bit like the old TV show "Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire?" I had a chance to speak to the director, and she was very interesting. She was very good about giving me some information about the documentary, and I had a chance to ask questions. She was very clear about the film and how it was made. I'm very excited about seeing it, and I'm curious about how it will be received.

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Gregory Jordan

The film is divided into three parts: (1) Part I - the birth of the Philosophy of Hannah Arendt, (2) Part II - the birth of the Frankfurt School, and (3) Part III - the birth of the New Left. There is a lot of information in the film, but it's easy to get lost in the images and sounds. The scenes in the film are well-choreographed and edited, but the editing is very weak, with too many cuts and too many "stops". If you watch the film at a slower pace, you'll be more able to understand the film. I don't think that the film is very informative, but I still think it's very well done.

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Samantha Y.

I saw this movie last night and I enjoyed it. I'm not sure what the critics were expecting. They had a very positive opinion of it, but I found it to be a very long, boring movie that gave me nothing. I'm not sure what they were expecting, but they were expecting a movie that would be entertaining. This movie is not entertaining. It's a good movie, but I can't say it's a great movie. I'm going to give it a rating of 8 out of 10. The reason for the low rating is because I think this movie was overrated. I think this movie is a great movie, but I don't think it's one of the best movies of the year. I think it's very long, boring and just a good movie. If you like movies like Taxi Driver, Casablanca, Citizen Kane, Citizen Kane 2, Citizen Kane 3, Citizen Kane 4 and Citizen Kane 5, you might like this movie. I think the only reason I enjoyed this movie was because I was bored. I really enjoyed watching this movie, but I still didn't enjoy it.

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James Olson

This movie is a very good introduction to the works of Hannah Arendt. It is quite unique in that it tells the story of one of the most important women in German history. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in this important woman's life.

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The way I see it, "The Spirit of Hannah Arendt" is a prequel to the film "The Human Condition" (1964) starring Julie Christie and Richard Burton. The film was released a year before the actual publication of the book. "The Spirit of Hannah Arendt" takes place after "The Human Condition" and is told from the point of view of Hannah Arendt, the Jewish professor at the University of Berlin. In this film, Arendt is the only surviving survivor of the massacre at Auschwitz and she is being interviewed by a man who survived the same incident. The man is part of the Nazi SS and he was part of a group that took part in the massacre. Hannah is so deeply traumatized by the event that she can't recall it. I feel this film is well done and well worth watching. The man is convincing and the acting is superb. I felt the story was well told and the story of Hannah's personal journey is very interesting. I also felt the film was well made. The cinematography is excellent and the sound is also very good. I think the story is very interesting and the film is very well made. I recommend this film to anyone who enjoys films with a political bent.

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Douglas Rogers

This is a great, insightful and often funny look at the life and thought of the famous German Jewish intellectual Hannah Arendt. Director Erich Segal tells the story of the life of this brilliant, fascinating and controversial writer and critic. We follow her throughout her life and throughout her writing career, from her time at a university in Germany, to her publishing career in the United States, to her working life in the United States, to her success as a professor in the United States. This is an interesting look at a controversial woman in her own time, who was among the first to challenge the political and social norms of her time. I recommend this film highly.

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Howard S.

The most important thing about this documentary is the fact that it doesn't treat the subject matter in a dogmatic way. It's not a political document, it's a personal one, and that is what is so important about it. It is also an intimate one, as it shows the life of a person who was deeply affected by the ideas of Arendt and her work. I found the documentary very engaging and thought provoking. It is very much worth watching.

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Craig R.

The subject of this documentary is the life of the brilliant philosopher Hannah Arendt. It's a life that is a bit like that of a life of a painter, in that you are only able to get a glimpse of the work. We are never able to get a close up view of the work, but it's a work of art. The movie shows a lot of the life that Hannah had, but it doesn't show the work, as we don't get to see the painting, which makes it hard to really see the work. The film is divided into three parts. In the first, Hannah has just graduated from college, and she has to find a job. She has to get a job to pay for her college and for her future. The movie shows the work of Hannah in this period, and then in the second part, Hannah is in the early twenties and she has to decide between a job or a marriage. Hannah decides that she will go to college, and she is planning to marry her fiancé. In the third part, Hannah decides to go to university, and she starts the search for her own profession. The movie is very long, but it's worth seeing.

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Emma M.

I've been following the vita activa series for a while now and have enjoyed them for the most part. It's a fascinating journey of the life of a prominent philosopher. It's not a film that's for everyone but I think that it is a very interesting film to watch. It's not a film I would watch again and would not recommend it to others. The films that are not in the vita activa series are the ones that I would say are worth watching. The vita activa series is a fascinating and thought provoking film. It is not a film that I would recommend to the general public. The film is a fantastic exploration of the life of Hannah Arendt and it's influence on the world around her. The film explores the complex nature of Hannah Arendt's philosophy and the people who were influenced by it. The film is beautifully shot, the production design is very well done and the music is brilliant. I have been a fan of Hannah Arendt for a long time and this film is a wonderful tribute to her life and work. The film is a fantastic tribute to her work and a great insight into her life and her philosophy. This film is a wonderful tribute to Hannah Arendt.

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Joseph Rodriguez

This is a very interesting documentary, and I'm glad I watched it. It tells the story of the life and works of the famous German-Jewish writer Hannah Arendt, who was in the midst of the Nazi regime. The film starts with her birth and the first years of her life. She grew up in a small town in Germany and lived in the same house with her mother and her younger sister. She was sent to a Jewish day school and she wrote about the Holocaust. She also became a writer and critic of the Nazi regime. Her writings, which became a bestseller, were published in The New Yorker. Her books were banned in the US. But she remained a hero in the German-Jewish community. In 1949, she was invited to write a new book. She wrote a book called "The Human Stain" which is now considered a classic. The film starts with her death. The film also tells the story of her daughter, Anna Arendt. She was her mother's only child. She grew up in the same house with her mother and her sister. She was a writer too, but she didn't write anything for a while. She became a critic of the Nazi regime. Her book "The Human Stain" became a bestseller in Germany and she became famous. Her book became banned in the US. She died in 1962. Her daughter was a student at the University of California. She became a writer too. She wrote a book called "The Human Stain" and became a bestseller. Her daughter died in 1982. The film is very good. It's a must see. It tells the story of the life and works of a great writer. It is a very interesting story.

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Terry B.

This documentary is about the life and times of the eminent German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt, who was persecuted in the Nazi regime and ended up fleeing to the United States, where she lived and wrote her masterpiece, "The Human Condition". Arendt is one of the most controversial and controversial writers in history, for her theory of the human condition is called into question by many historians, philosophers and philosophers. This documentary is not only about the life and times of Arendt, but it is also about the effect of the Holocaust on her life and her work. The documentary covers many of Arendt's important works and her life, and the documentary is actually divided into four parts. First part focuses on her childhood and youth, and then on her struggle to escape Nazi persecution. The second part covers her years as a scholar and then her years as a journalist, which was the only time she left the country. The third part is about her time in the United States, and the fourth part covers her later life and death. The documentary is very interesting, and it is well-made, but there are also some flaws, which is a bit disappointing. The documentary does not give a complete picture of Arendt's life, and some of the events of her life are not explained. Some of the facts are not clearly explained, such as her friendship with Adolph Hitler, her working relationship with Max Eastman and her friendship with Carl Schmitt. Arendt's friends and lovers are also not explained, and we don't know how close they were to her. The documentary also doesn't tell us much about her relationship with the Nazi regime, although it is mentioned in the second part. But the documentary is still very interesting, and it is a good way to learn about the life of one of the most controversial and controversial writers of all times.

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Henry B.

While I agree with most of the critics here, I would like to disagree with some of their points about the film. The film is very well done. Some of the points I would like to make about the film are that it is somewhat in the vein of the great films that have been made in the last fifty years, such as the Bresson film "Abre los Ojos", or the Cocteau film "Les Miserables". The film is certainly well done, but does not take a position on the moral and political implications of Hannah Arendt's book. Instead, the film concentrates on the author's life and her relationship with her husband, and her relationship with her son, in a way that I found to be very interesting and at times moving. I would recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the life and times of the writer, Hannah Arendt.

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Judith H.

This documentary was extremely well done and provided a lot of insight into the life of Hannah Arendt. However, there were many points that could have been explored further such as the questions of why Hannah arendt went to the Nazi Party and why her father (the political and religious leader of the Nazi Party) would allow it. However, this is not the point of the documentary. The point of the documentary is to show the life of Hannah Arendt and her ideas and her actions. To me, this documentary is the best way to explore the ideas of Hannah Arendt.

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Willie K.

This is a really well done documentary, I enjoyed it immensely. I felt as though I was there in the time period and the footage was quite vivid and vivid. It's a really interesting and interesting look at the life and thought of Hannah Arendt, who was one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century. She was the person who actually pushed the boundaries of the concept of the free speech in the 1960s. I think this is a great movie to see, and I think it's very well done. It's a great look at the life of a brilliant and controversial figure.

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Amber Woods

This documentary is a must for any serious student of philosophy, or any student of philosophy who is interested in the philosophy of Hannah Arendt. The documentary covers the entire life of Arendt from her conception until her death in 1962. It begins with the beginning of her education at the University of Vienna, where she was able to gain a place to study philosophy. The documentary then goes on to show her first interactions with her classmates and then her interactions with her professors. The documentary then shows her interactions with her family, her professors, and her fellow students. It then goes on to show her interactions with the Nazis and her interactions with the Jews. The documentary ends with the funeral of Hannah Arendt. The documentary is also interesting because it includes clips from her lectures and her writings. The documentary is extremely well made and the documentary is an excellent tool for anyone interested in philosophy or the philosophy of Hannah Arendt.

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Samantha Ellis

This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. It is an insight into the philosopher Hannah Arendt and how she turned from a shy, timid girl to a brilliant, self-assured woman. The film is well-made and well-acted. It is very entertaining and thought-provoking, and it will probably be a useful tool for people who want to learn more about the ideas of Hannah Arendt. I highly recommend this film.

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Sandra S.

An absolute must see for anyone interested in the life and thought of the great and feared Jewish thinker, Hannah Arendt. This is a powerful film, in its own right, that will make you think and cry. If you are interested in the psychological and philosophical underpinnings of her ideas, and if you are open-minded and empathetic, this film is a must see.

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Amber C.

I have never seen a documentary about this period in the history of the United States more than this one. The film was made in a very interesting way. The director was able to keep the film very short, but that was the only problem I had with the film. The film was a great treat for me. The documentary was informative, and the interviewees were all very interesting. It was a great story about the history of Hannah Arendt. The film is not too long, and I enjoyed it very much. I hope that people will also enjoy the film, because I have not seen a film that was as good as this one.

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Samantha Butler

I have been a fan of Eva Bartlett's since she made her breakthrough with "The Turnaround" in 1980. When I heard about the film she did, I thought it sounded like a great idea. What I was not prepared for was the subject matter. I saw the film on the BBC at the Edinburgh International Festival, and it was a great film. The interviews were interesting and the director did a great job of capturing the essence of the subject. However, there were some things I found very disturbing and offensive. I know that many people are offended by the fact that the interviews are filmed and they want the director to stop. However, I think that it is important for the film to be a representation of what happened and that it is important to not put the author or the author's feelings into the film. The film is not meant to be an easy ride, but it does need to be done in a very positive way. The film needs to be a means to help the film makers to understand the subject matter and the fact that the film is not meant to be an accurate portrayal of the events is a great thing. I do not want to tell the director what to do. However, I do think that the film needs to be balanced with the interviews and that the director needs to explain the subject matter in a way that people can understand. I do not want to have to ask the director what to do. I think that the film makers should be the ones to explain what to do.

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I was amazed at how great this movie was. It was very well-made and interesting. I really recommend it.

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Willie G.

This is a very interesting documentary about a prominent German philosopher, Hannah Arendt, who was the principal author of the political theory that became the basis for the American civil rights movement. The film is primarily about her life and the events of her life which led to her famous book, "The Stranger in Our House". The film covers the entire period from 1945 to 1955 and covers the major events of the war in Europe and the U.S. At the end of the film, a discussion is held about how the book is relevant today and what it has to do with current events. This film is well worth seeing.

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I was impressed with the film. I'm not really into documentaries so I was a little skeptical of the film. It is, however, very good. The idea of making a documentary on a controversial book and then having a documentary about it is intriguing and well done. The film is good in a documentary way. The acting is very good, the editing is good, and the music is very good. The problem with the film is that the acting is not really that great. It is not terrible, but it's not great either. I think that the people who would like this film the most are the ones who are interested in the book itself. It's not a bad film, it's not good, but it's not terrible either. It's a decent film. I would recommend this film to anyone who has read the book.

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Julie Mason

The problem with the American media is that it is always on the attack. It is almost always hard to tell what is a news item and what is a propaganda piece. With this in mind, it is not surprising that a documentary on the famous philosopher Hannah Arendt would be attacked. Arendt's book, "The Human Condition," is a well-known book and it is easy to find quotes and references in the media. The problem is that it is difficult to tell what is real and what is not. As the movie "Hannah Arendt: The Human Condition" begins, the issue is not of her having a "murderer" or having a mental illness. It is of her writing a book on human rights, and then turning it into a powerful essay about the dangers of democracy and the need to protect people from the evils of the totalitarianism of Nazism. As the movie progresses, the first half of the film is the book being read in a lecture course at Princeton University, and the second half is the lectures and the book being read at the University of Pennsylvania. This is where the film really works well. It is easy to see that the lecture in Princeton is a propaganda piece, but the actual book is very interesting, and the discussion with her peers and colleagues is interesting. There is a great deal of criticism of her for being a bit too "extreme" on many issues, but in the end, she is a very interesting person and the film is a very good movie. It is easy to see that this is not a documentary, but a political book on a famous person.

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Stephanie W.

A much-talked-about documentary from the director of "The Devil's Advocate". The documentary is narrated by the late, great American philosopher Hannah Arendt. The film is an overview of her life, and the interviewees include fellow scholars, philosophers, and other historians. The focus is on Arendt's work, but also on her personal life and relationships, including her relationships with her family, and her relationship with her boyfriend. There is also a brief discussion about the Holocaust and her thoughts on it. As mentioned, the focus is on Arendt's life and work, but there is a discussion about her work as well. It is also a discussion about the Holocaust. We learn a lot about her work from her fellow scholars, but also from her family and other friends. We also learn a lot about her relationship with her family, and how she dealt with the Holocaust. The film is well done, but it is not a biography. I did not feel that it was too focused on her life, and I think that she was much more interesting to watch than her life. The film is not nearly as interesting as the work itself, and I do not think it is good for the viewing audience. I would recommend that you watch the film if you have a lot of time, but I would not suggest that you watch it if you are expecting a documentary.