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Maren Kroymann’s Movie Pick

“My favourite movie of all time?” A moment’s thought. Then: Some Like It Hot. Well, we’ve heard that before! Then: To Be or Not to Be. Well, we’ve heard that before! A further moment’s thought. Then: Nashville. Robert Altman’s crazy country music collage. Somehow it really fits.

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August 22, 2014

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In her sixties, with Maren Kroymann

Entertainer, activist, thinker
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She’s multitalented. A singer and an actor: TV, radio, cabaret. But there’s one side to my latest guest that only really comes out when you get talking to her. She’s very well read, very sharp, and very interested in ideas. The very definition, in fact, of an intellectual. And, she admits, that hasn’t always made things easy: “When I was a young woman, there was only one thing worse that being a lesbian, and that was being an intellectual woman!” It’s a great line. Sounds at first like a joke. But I’m sure it was the source of some pain. She is Maren Kroymann: entertainer and activist, and my latest guest on Talking Germany.

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August 22, 2014

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