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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

Oscar-winning film based on the true story of Salomon Sorowitsch, an artist and expert forger who was arrested by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp. Along with other forgers, printers and banking experts, he was forced to help the Nazis in an organised counterfeit operation set up to help finance their war effort. It remains the largest counterfeiting operation of all time.

Last on

Sat 1 Dec 2012 01:00 BBC Two


Adolf Burger
Salomon Sorowitsch
Karl Markovics
Adolf Burger
August Diehl
Friedrich Herzog
Devid Striesow
Martin Brambach
Dr Klinger
August Zirner
Veit Stubner
Kolya Karloff
Sebastian Urzendowsky
Andreas Schmidt
Red Haired Woman
Dolores Chaplin
Marie Baumer
Stefan Ruzowitzky
Stefan Ruzowitzky


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