She is the most prominent name when you think about cinema and Berlin, and she came to the world as Marie Magdalene Dietrich, but everybody knows a slightly different name. Marlene Dietrich was born in Schöneberg back in December 1901, precisely on Leberstrasse 65.
For some, she was a film star that embodied all the complexity of being German in the last century. For others, the was a part of their fantasies. For me, she was a movie icon, and this is why I decided to visit Marlene Dietrich grave in Berlin-Friedenau once I discovered where it was located.