The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

A lawyer (Liv Ullmann) defends her client (Maximilian Schell) for assaulting an ex-SS officer.

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The Rose Garden


Drama112 Mins1989PG-13

Decades after the Holocaust, survivor Aaron Reichenbach (Maximilian Schell) returns to Germany and attacks ex-Nazi officer Arnold Krenn (Kurt Hübner) in a Frankfurt airport. When Arnold files assault charges, a public defender, Gabriele Schlüter-Freund (Liv Ullmann), represents Aaron, expecting a straightforward case. But when Gabriele discovers that Aaron is one of many victims of cruel medical experiments in concentration camps, she resolves to seek justice.


  • Gripping
  • Suspenseful