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Downfall

World War II drama. As defeat looms, the increasingly unhinged Adolf Hitler readies himself for the end and makes his final declarations to a dwindling crowd of loyalists.

World War II drama. April, 1945 and it's the last days of Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich. The Battle of Berlin rages and the Russians move unstoppably towards the centre of the city and the bunker from which Hitler and his inner circle are attempting to direct the German forces. As defeat looms, the increasingly unhinged Hitler readies himself for the end and makes his final declarations to a dwindling crowd of loyalists. His decline is seen through the eyes of Traudl Junge, his innocent and deluded young secretary.

2 hours, 25 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Oct 2016 23:20

Credits

Role Contributor
Adolf Hitler Bruno Ganz
Traudl Junge Alexandra Maria Lara
Joseph Goebbels Ulrich Matthes
Magda Goebbels Corinna Harfouch
Eva Braun Juliane Kohler
Albert Speer Heino Ferch
Professor Ernst-G√ľnther Schenck Christian Berkel
Gerda Christian Birgit Minichmayr
Hermann Fegelein Thomas Kretschmann
General Weidling Michael Mendl
General Krebs Rolf Kanies
General Burgdorf Justus von Dohnanyi
Professor Werner Haase Matthias Habich
Director Oliver Hirschbiegel
Writer Bernd Eichinger
Composer Stephan Zacharias
Director of photography Rainer Klausmann

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