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Georg Elser - Einer aus Deutschland (1989)

A true story about Johann Georg Elser, a quiet carpenter who tried to assassinate Hitler with an explosive device in 1939.

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Nigel Le Vaillant ...
Mayer
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Berta
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Watchman
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Brecht
Dietrich Hollinderbäumer ...
Seifert
Elisabeth Orth ...
Frau Gruber
Hans Stetter ...
Woywode
Vadim Glowna ...
Péter Andorai ...
Leibl
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Hecht
János Ács ...
Policeman
Ralf Richter ...
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A true story about Johann Georg Elser, a quiet carpenter who tried to assassinate Hitler with an explosive device in 1939.

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The explosive true story that nearly changed world history.


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19 October 1989 (West Germany)  »

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A memorial plaque for Georg Elser in Königsbronn states: "I wanted to prevent even greater bloodshed through my deed. In remembrance of Johann Georg Elser, who spent his youth in Königsbronn. On 8 November 1939, he wanted to thwart genocide with his assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler. On 9 April 1945, Johann Georg Elser was murdered at Dachau concentration camp." See more »

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A forgotten part of history
6 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

When thinking about German resistance against Hitler, most people can think only of one name: Stauffenberg. Klaus-Maria Brandauer reminds the world that a humble carpenter tried to save the world from the horror of WW2, all by himself.

A great movie, full of suspense, with great actors - especially Brandauer himself.

Especially impressive is the way Brandauer as director managed to show the atmosphere of Nazi-Germany immediately before the war, and atmosphere of fear and mistrust that forced Elser to go to extremes in hiding his plans.


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