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Fatherland (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Romance  -  26 November 1994 (USA)
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Fictional account of what might have happened if Hitler had won the war. It is now the 1960's and Germany's war crimes have so far been kept a secret. Hitler wants to talk peace with the US... See full summary »

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Luther
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Fictional account of what might have happened if Hitler had won the war. It is now the 1960's and Germany's war crimes have so far been kept a secret. Hitler wants to talk peace with the US president. An American journalist and a German homicide cop stumble into a plot to destroy all evidence of the genocide. Written by Rob Hartill

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It's 1964. What if Hitler had won the war?


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Locations in the Czech Republic were chosen specifically for dreary and depressing-looking Cold War era buildings. See more »

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During a conversation in the car between Xavier and the US journalist they argue who has been more brutal during war times. Xavier mentions the Dresden bombings which in our time line happened in February 1945. In the movie Germany wins the war against allied troops right after D-day (Jun-6, 1944), so the Dresden firestorm wouldn't have happened. See more »

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Xavier March: Let me tell you a story about a clockmaker. He was over a hundred years old. Wrinkled face, his hair was white as snow. He'd worked all his life, hunched over clocks like this. So, he was a hunchback. People thought he was ugly, people of the village, and they used to call him names. So, he lived on top of the mountain with all his clocks. And he worked day and night. While he was working all the time, he didnt notice that the hunch on his back started to grow. Bigger and bigger. And one day, ...
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A Suspenceful "What if" Thriller!

The scenario in "Fatherland" is what would have happened if Germany had won WWII. Much of Europe will still be under Nazi rule and the Russians and Germans kept fighting. Our two main charecters is a divorced father who spends time with his son and is also an SS officer. The other one is a female American Journalist assigned to cover the peace summit with Adolph Hitler and US president Kennedy. This events also coincides with what would have been Hitler's 75th birthday. Together they gradually uncover an aweful crime committed durring the war and the gestapo is resorting to any means neccesery to keep it quiet. Mant High ranking Nazi officials end up dead. I found this to be an enjoyable movie. It's more of a thriller than a Drama! You almost think that did really happen. 9/10


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