Der Baader Meinhoff Komplex
... though it will take quite a while, of course, before this gets States-side.
While riding this train of association, a quick flashback to the Clash. "Tommy Gun" was inspired by a realization that Baader-Meinhoff and their ilk were ultimately playing, not a game of political struggle, but of media power and celebrity:
You can be a hero in an age of none
I'm cutting out your picture from page one
I'm gonna get a jacket just like yours
And give my false support to your cause
Whatever you want, you're gonna get it!
Boats and tanks and planes, it's your game
Kings and queens and generals learn your name
I see all the innocents, the human sacrifice
And if death comes so cheap
Then the same goes for life!
What makes me so enthusiastic about the trailer for is that it looks as though the director has carried things to their logical conclusion: from manifesto to biopic....
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