Film The Young Karl Marx

Der junge Karl Marx © Neue Visionen Filmverleih

Fri, 10/11/2019

Goethe-Institut Ottawa

Saint Paul University
223 Main Street
Büro GIG120
K15 1C4 Ottawa

Goethe-Cinema Ottawa

By Raoul Peck, Germany, 2017, 1h 58min.
With: August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet, Vicky Krieps, Stefan Konarske
Original French, German and English version with English subtitles.

26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist's son, who investigated the sordid birth of the British working-class. Engels, the dandy, provides the last piece of the puzzle to the young Karl Marx's new vision of the world. Together, between censorship and the police's repression, riots and political upheavals, they will lead the labour movement during its development into a modern era.