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Die Abenteuer des Werner Holt (1965)

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Two 17-year-olds, Werner Holt and Gilbert Wolzow, are pulled out of school and into Hitler's army. Gilbert becomes a fanatical soldier, but at the front Werner begins to understand the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Klaus-Peter Thiele ...
Werner Holt
Manfred Karge ...
Gilbert Wolzow
Arno Wyzniewski ...
Sepp Gomulka
Günter Junghans ...
Christian Vetter
Peter Reusse ...
Peter Wiese
Wolfgang Langhoff ...
Werners Vater, Professor Holt
Karla Chadimová ...
Milena
Monika Woytowicz ...
Gundel
Dietlinde Greiff ...
Marie Krüger
Angelica Domröse ...
Uta Barnim
Maria Alexander ...
Gertie Ziesche
Wolf Kaiser ...
Generalmajor Wolzow
Erika Pelikowsky ...
Frau Wolzow
Martin Flörchinger ...
Sepp's Vater, Rechtsanwalt Gomulka
Helga Göring ...
Mutter Gomulka
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Two 17-year-olds, Werner Holt and Gilbert Wolzow, are pulled out of school and into Hitler's army. Gilbert becomes a fanatical soldier, but at the front Werner begins to understand the senselessness of war. When Gilbert is hanged by the SS, Werner turns his gun on his own army. This film, based on Dieter Noll's novel, is a political and artistic masterpiece. Its fresh and surprising frankness about the toll war takes on youth found great public resonance after the film's release. Written by DEFA Film Library

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Hysterical Cult Sleeper
22 October 2012 | by (Dallas) – See all my reviews

This movie is a cult sleeper waiting to be discovered. If war can be funny than this movie is as funny as "Full Metal Jacket". The end of the Second World War is seen through the eyes of two German teenage boys, one a fanatic Nazi caught up in the glory of war and the other is his friend awed by the experiences they have at the end of the war fighting for a hopelessly lost cause. The nightmarish landscape, photography and surreal atmosphere of situations and characters captures the madness of war in Germany with a unique childlike wishful thinking expressed by the characters. A unique perspective of war that ranks with the movies "Cross of Iron" and Breakthrough"


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