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11 January 1985 (USA) See more »
A neo-Nazi organization is recruiting in the 1980s, and two youths of high-school age join for similar reasons... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Hard-hitting, disturbing and uncompromising film See more (6 total) »


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Directed by
Walter Bannert 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Walter Bannert 
Erich A. Richter 

Produced by
Chris D. Nebe .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Hanus Polak 
Film Editing by
Walter Bannert 
Production Design by
Rudolf Czettel 
German Pizzinini 
Set Decoration by
Michael Plappert 
Costume Design by
Regina Amon 
Makeup Department
Renate Micheli .... makeup artist
Production Management
Gebhard Zupan .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ruth Blankenstein .... assistant director
Harry M. Scholz .... assistant director
Art Department
Sabine Gally .... props
Sound Department
Anton Amlacher .... assistant sound
Ekkehart Baumung .... sound
Kurt Schwarz .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Kurt Fritz .... second assistant camera
Frederic-Gerard Kaczek .... assistant camera (as Frederic G. Kaczek)
Frederic-Gerard Kaczek .... focus puller
Hans-Jörg Kirchmeyer .... gaffer (as Hansjörg Kirchmeyer)

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Also Known As:
"Die Erben" - Austria (original title)
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France:97 min | USA:90 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Hard-hitting, disturbing and uncompromising film, 29 June 2003
Author: jononfire from New York

This is a very raw and forthright film in its depiction of modern German youth's vulnerability to Neo-Nazi persuasion and sexual abandon. It's very adult and very disturbing, but exceptionally well-acted and produced. How about a DVD release?

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