Fathers and Sons: A German Tragedy (1986)
"Väter und Söhne - Eine deutsche Tragödie" (original title)

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Follows two wealthy families in Germany during the first half of the 20th century. One of them is German, the other one Jewish.

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 Charlotte Deutz (4 episodes, 1986)
Tina Engel ...
 Luise Deutz (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Friedrich Deutz (4 episodes, 1986)
Rüdiger Vogler ...
 Ulrich Deutz (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Heinrich Beck (4 episodes, 1986)
Martin Benrath ...
 Bankier Bernheim (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Judith Bernheim (4 episodes, 1986)
Christian Doermer ...
 Dr. Körner (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Geheimrat Carl Julius Deutz (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Max Bernheim (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Georg Deutz (2 episodes, 1986)
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Follows two wealthy families in Germany during the first half of the 20th century. One of them is German, the other one Jewish.

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Filmed in CSSR, GDR, Munich, Heidelberg, Salzburg, and Schloss Stein/Nuremberg, from November 1984 to July 1985. See more »

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Clear-sighted focus on an entrepreneurs-family
24 July 2000 | by (Marburg) – See all my reviews

Function, effectivity and immorality are shown. So dictators can succeed worldwide as they did. This project was not shown in cinema to show it more spectators! Burt Lancaster and Julie Christie play the capital of the family, swiss, austrian and german stars surround them and give thoughtful action, instead of explosions and direct murders. A must for every high-schooler.


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