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Is this 'The Man in the High Castle' ad campaign the worst ever?

24 November 2015 9:04 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"The Man in the High Castle" is a show that imagines what America would look like if Germany and Japan won WWII. That means it includes lots of Nazi imagery, like a swastika on the American flag and on the face of New York's iconic 2 Times Square. These are images that, even 70 years after the war, can be very upsetting. In fact, "High Castle" showrunner Frank Spotnitz told The New York Times that the show had some difficulties securing locations for the shoot, as many building owners refused to participate once they found out that there would be swastikas involved. "The production did what it could to keep from roiling the emotions of locals during filming, covering armbands between scenes and waiting as long as possible before hoisting inflammatory flags and banners," the article continues, before concluding with production designer Drew Boughton saying that "the trickiest thing has been navigating these legitimate sensitivities. »

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