Found home movies of Nazi leaders paint them in an eerily human and deceptive light.

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Found home movies of Nazi leaders paint them in an eerily human and deceptive light.

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When the film opened in Paris, a stolen print from a cinema screening of the film was found strewn before a monument to victims of Nazis in a local cemetery. A bomb was also found in a cinema showing it, but it failed to go off. The incidents were attributed to an anti-fascist group. See more »

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Fantastic documentary in the Riefenstahl style
18 January 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Philippe Mora was the person who as a 19 year old film student discovered the now well known personal films of Eva Braun (that would make a fine film in itself). This fascinating color film footage is incorporated into this un narrated documentary along with a wide assortment of original Nazi newsreels and propaganda films to present life in Nazi Germany from 1933-45 as seen through the propaganda filmmakers (and Eva's) camera lens. A wonderful classical music score accompanies. This film is quite rare and is generally unavailable. I believe it was nominated for an award (or won an award). Nevertheless,if you get a chance to see it, buy it, etc, do it. It is the best documentary film on Nazi Germany of it's kind with much never before seen original footage.


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