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Vicco von Bülow
Vicco von Bülow,
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Vicco von Bülow,
Vicco von Bülow,
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Fritz is a falsifier drawing a picture of Eva Braun, the girlfriend of Adolf Hitler. He meets Hermann and tells him about some Nazi- material he knows about. Herrmann, working for a great German magazine, pays for everything he can get, and so Fritz starts to write "Hitlers private daybook". The story covers a real event that happend in Germany in the middle of the eighties.Written by
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Near the end of the film, Dr. Lentz (Ulrich Mühe) sings a song at the party onboard the ship belongs to 'Hermann Willié'. The melody is taken from a famous German seaman-song of Hans Albers: "La Paloma"! See more »
When Freya von Hepp hands Hermann Willié Göring's bathrobe and offers him to try it on, Willié's answer doesn't match his almost motionless lips. See more »
My client wanted an authentic nude painting of Eva Braun, done by Hitler himself. That wasn't a problem of course: The face of Eva I knew, now all I needed was the right body...
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Prologue 1st Act from Lohengrin
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by the London Philharmonia (as the New Philharmonic Orchestra London)
Direction by Alfred Scholz
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As usual, it shows that humour is personal. I think the movie is great. The joke-density, visually, musically and verbally is high, and it is superbly performed. Gotz George is a revelation in this role, as he plays mostly rough, real, troubled men. Jokes are painful as well as light-hearted, the musical score is brilliant, and the still present awe for Hitler is prominently presented as well as ridiculed. The drama unfolds in a fast pace, and is over before you know it. I think, the dislikers expected a very much different approach to the theme, e.g. the commentator who promoted the English version of this journalistic farce. I think it is simply not interesting enough to show that Trevor Roper was sorely misled. The whole point of this German movie is that it shows that the whole affair is largely due to the still present enormous awe of the person of Hitler, and that not only in Germany ! The bizarre notion that "history had to be rewritten, with this discovery" is of course nonsense, which was believed by German journalists as well as foreign experts (or should i say "experts" ). For me this movie is a great German achievement!
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