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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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Charlie Maguire
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Jaeger
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Anna Von Hagen
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Luther
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Klara
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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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Mike Nichols bought the bestselling novel for $1 Million, intending to produce it as a theatrical film. When none of the Hollywood studios were interested, the production was reduced to a TV movie for HBO. 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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Artur Nebe: You're a good promotion prospect, Xavi, leave this alone and you could go far. You can't afford to make an enemy of Globus... or of me.
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References Holocaust (1978) See more »

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Disappointing film adaptation of great book
26 February 1999 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

It is rarely possible to watch the movie of a book that you have read before, and be impressed by the movie. Fatherland is not an exception. Of course changes have to be made to any story to adapt it to the film-medium, but in Fatherland, as in so many other cases, incomprehensible and unnecessary changes are made to the entire plot, changing the whole feel of the story, turning an intelligent and though-provoking book into an over-simplified, mindless action-movie. And of course they had to change the ending, we must have happy endings, mustn't we?

I probably wouldn't have been so harsh in my judgement had I not read the book before I saw the film, that I admit. The film definitely has its good points. But since I have read the book, I know that the film could have been so much better! Save your video-money, go to the library and lend the book!


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