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Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)

The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life.

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Gerhard Leibholz
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A Lutheran church outside of Germany. Those close with the minister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, advise him not to return to Germany, but a doctor insists that he must due to his religious beliefs. Despite the possibility of persecution by the Nazis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer returns to Germany and preaches of the Jews and against Hitler and his Nazi agenda. Written by BR

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$10,099 (USA) (20 June 2003)

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$296,181 (USA) (2 April 2004)
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Justus von Dohnányi, who plays Eberhard Bethge, is a great-nephew of the real Dietrich Bonhoeffer, as well as the grandson of Hans von Dohnanyi (portrayed by Ulrich Noethen). See more »

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When Bonhoeffer is transported in a truck, along with other prisoners, his glasses disappear and reappear between shots. See more »

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A story that needed to be told.
3 January 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is one of those true stories that make your stomach churn.

A Pastor gets hung by Nazis's. Bad things happen to good people; even one's with the best of intentions.

If you expect a Hollywood blockbuster, you will be disappointed. If you expect a movie done on a low budget, but still looks OK, then you will enjoy this one.

This is a good movie. Sure, they could have done more. But they have done enough to get the point across.

People die for the right causes. They choose to die with a good conscience than live with a "yellow" one. This man deserves our attention and admiration.

See the film with this attitude, and you will be rewarded; if not, you'll be disappointed.


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