My mother – for clues in Riga

My mother - for clues in Riga

My mother – for clues in Riga

  Ironically just before the turn of the millennium 2000, the director Rosa von Praunheim learns of his mother, who is by then already 94 years old and lives with him, a secret that his life is changed. In tears, the woman confesses to him that he is not her biological child, but was taken by her from an orphanage in Riga and later adopted. Quite unsentimental and from head to toe, the eccentric filmmaker, as he was known – and notorious – of the suspects in 1942 as Holger Mischwitzky Praunheim born of

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