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The Inheritors (1983)
"Die Erben" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  11 January 1985 (USA)
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A neo-Nazi organization is recruiting in the 1980s, and two youths of high-school age join for similar reasons, despite class differences. Thomas is the son of a self-made industrialist ... See full summary »

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Nikolas Vogel ...
Thomas Feigl
Roger Schauer ...
Charly
Wolfgang Gasser
Anneliese Stöckl-Eberhard
Jaromír Borek ...
Thomas Vater
John Ottwald ...
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Helmut Kahn
Edd Stavjanik
Kurt Jaggberg ...
Lehrer
Evelyn Faber
Gerhard Swoboda ...
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Frank Dietrich
Johanna Tomek ...
Charlys Mutter
Hjalmar Este
Bernhard Werner
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A neo-Nazi organization is recruiting in the 1980s, and two youths of high-school age join for similar reasons, despite class differences. Thomas is the son of a self-made industrialist father and a scolding social-climbing mother. He attends private school and has a brother who's an accomplished musician, but neither can satisfy mom's constant demands for school and social success. She belittles them, and there's incessant bickering at their table. Charly, a dropout, is the son of an abusive, alcoholic laborer. In the youth group, each finds order, respect, camaraderie, and adults who seem to value them. Where do domestic abuse and sanctioned political violence end? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Highly recommended
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An outstanding movie which highlights the allure that neo-Nazi and other gangs have to disaffected youth. The movie is well acted, but is violent and has numerous sex scenes. These scenes are surprising in their graphic nature, seeing that many of the young actors are clearly teenagers. One of the better movies I have ever seen.


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