She's probably roasting on a spit as we speak, but good God the woman was a genius with film.
It's impossible not to wonder what went wrong, after her Body Beautiful days (or really, it probably all makes sense) ...
... and in her transformation from leading experimental filmmaker to mouthpiece of the Third Reich.
And most disquieting is how superb her films for the Nazi's are; you can certainly find flaw in her character and choice of message, but the artistry is unmatched. It's so depressing.
Led astray from those heady days of freedom in 1920s Berlin, shown here with fellow hedonist, Marlene Dietrich:
And here at her summer villa, showing unerring taste in striped sun shades, but a less discerning eye in selecting her company: