The Downfall Of Berlin
|Cast:||NINA HOSS, EVGENIY SIDIKHIN, IRM HERMANN|
|Audio format:||Dolby EX DTS ES|
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“A Highly Charged Chapter
In Germany’s History”
Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
“Powerful! Intelligent! Impressive!”
A.O. Scott, The New York Times
“An Unforgettable Film”
Kenneth Turran, Los Angeles Times
“A Distinctive Achievement”
Andrew O’Hehir, Salon.com
“Joins Such Wonderful Recent Films As “The Lives Of Others” And “The Baader Meinhof Complex” As A Clear-Eyed Portrait Of A Highly Charged Chapter In Germany’s History, A History That Once Again Proves Rewarding Fodder For An Alert Artistic Imagination.” Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
April 26th, 1945. The Russian Army has encircled Berlin and now draws the noose tight, marching towards the Reichstag and flushing out the German defenders, block by block. It is also on this day that a woman begins a most extraordinary diary, a diary that opens up a chilling window into the hard realities faced by women during war….
Directed by Golden Globe nominee Max Faerberboeck (”AIMÉE & JAGUAR”), this remarkable film is based on a diary that was first published in 1959 and later became an international bestseller in 20 countries. The book was at first met with outrage, as it was seen as being a disgrace to German women. Shocked by the anger of her contemporaries, the author never published again and remains anonymous to this day….