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Ulrike Ottinger Interview


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    Directed by Ulrike Ottinger and Tabea Blumenschein • 1975 • West Germany
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    Directed by Ulrike Ottinger • 1977 • West Germany
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    Directed by Ulrike Ottinger • 1979 • West Germany
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