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Alone in Berlin

Author: Vincent PerezStefan ArndtAchim von BorriesEmma ThompsonBrendan GleesonAll authors
Publisher: [New York, New York] : IFC Films, [2017]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did an ordinary, middle-aged couple become a symbol of defiance against Nazi brutality? This tale of courage unfolds against the tumultuous backdrop of Berlin in 1940. Otto and Anna Quangel are a working class husband and wife doing their best to ride out the war. Their son is killed fighting on the frontlines. They begin pouring their rage and grief into postcards emblazoned with anti-Nazi slogans, risking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Historical films
Fiction films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Perez; Stefan Arndt; Achim von Borries; Emma Thompson; Brendan Gleeson; Daniel Brühl; Mikael Persbrandt; Hans Fallada; X Filme Creative Pool,; IFC Films,
Language Note: English with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
OCLC Number: 985121054
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the novel "Every man dies alone" by Hans Fallada.
Wide screen.
Credits: Directory of photography, Christophe Beaucarne ; editor, Francois Gedigier ; original music, Alexandre Desplat.
Cast: Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl, Brendan Gleeson, Mikael Persbrandt, Louis Hofmann, Katharina Schuttler, Godehard Giese.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for brief violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: IFC Films presents an X Filme Creative Pool, Master Movies, Filmwave production ; directed by Vincent Perez ; producers, Stefan Arndt [and five others] ; written by Achim von Borries & Vincent Perez.

Abstract:

How did an ordinary, middle-aged couple become a symbol of defiance against Nazi brutality? This tale of courage unfolds against the tumultuous backdrop of Berlin in 1940. Otto and Anna Quangel are a working class husband and wife doing their best to ride out the war. Their son is killed fighting on the frontlines. They begin pouring their rage and grief into postcards emblazoned with anti-Nazi slogans, risking everything to disseminate their messages of protest across the city.
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