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Raoul Nordling (Character)
from Diplomacy (2014)
- Diplomacy (2014) Played by André Dussollier
... aka "Diplomatie" - France (original title)
- Is Paris Burning? (1966) Played by Orson Welles (as Consul Raoul Nordling)
... aka "Paris brûle-t-il?" - France (original title)
- Paris muß brennen! - Die Rettung der französischen Hauptstadt durch den General von Choltitz (1965) (TV) Played by Ernst Konstantin (as Generalkonsul Raoul Nordling)
Raoul Nordling: You'd rather not look reality in the eye?
Général von Choltitz: Whose reality, yours or mine?
Raoul Nordling: The reality that destroying Paris is absurd.
Général von Choltitz: Yours then.
Raoul Nordling: Not mine alone. The world is watching you. In the end, you, General Dietrich von Choltitz, will be held responsible. And for what? To delay the Allied attack on Germany for a few weeks? It makes no sense. I understand that you have orders and must obey them. But surely, at some point obedience ceases to be a duty. In your whole career, have you never had a doubt or even a hesitation over the legality of an order?
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