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The White Rose (1982)
"Die weiße Rose" (original title)

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During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decesions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »

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Lena Stolze ...
Wulf Kessler ...
Oliver Siebert ...
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Werner Stocker ...
Martin Benrath ...
Prof. Kurt Huber
Anja Kruse ...
Ulf-Jürgen Wagner ...
Fritz
Mechthild Reinders ...
Peter Kortenbach ...
Falk Harnack
Gerhard Friedrich ...
Sabine Kretzschmar ...
Heinz Simon Keller ...
Werner Scholl (as Heinz Keller)
Susanne Seuffert ...
Inge Scholl
Christine Schwarz ...
Elisabeth Scholl
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During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decesions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell which they name the "White Rose" after a newsletter that is secretly distributed to the student body. At first small in numbers and fearful of discovery, the White Rose begins to gain massive support after a Nazi Gauleiter nearly incites a student riot after a provokative speech. At this point, the matter is taken over by the German Gestapo, who pledge to hunt down and destroy the members of the White Rose. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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24 September 1982 (West Germany)  »

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The meaning and relevance of this film's title "The White Rose", is, as according to book 'Picture this! - a guide to over 300 environmentally, socially, and politically relevant films and videos ' by Sky Hiatt, the name of "an underground, anti-fascist newspaper printed and distributed by university students in Germany during World War II." See more »

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Gauleiter Giesler: I can certianly understand why some of you girls think that you always have to study. It's because you're not pretty enough to find an admirer!
[boos and hisses]
Gauleiter Giesler: But let me reassure you ladies! I can gladly assign you one of my aids, and I can gauruntee you a pleasurable experiance!
[crowd erupts in fury]
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Excellent movie
2 August 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

"Die Weisse Rose"(The White Rose)is a movie about resistance against Hitler and The Nazi-pary("NSDAP")INSIDE Nazi-Germany. It is hard for many people(especially Americans)to believe that not all Germans were Nazis and followed Hitler. The movie is about a resistance group called "The White Rose" at the university in Munich("München" in German), and it also describes how many people didn`t now about what happened at the front, with Russian prisoners-of-war and the jews. Hans and Sophie were brave people who stood up against the Nazi-tyrrany, and the actors in those roles did a very good job. 9/10


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