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Conspiracy (2001)

A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised.

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In January 1942, as the United States enters World War II, a conference assembles near Berlin. SS Gen. Heydrich and his associate, Lt. Eichmann call the meeting to discuss the "evacuation" of Germany's Jews and other undesirables, a code word for their extermination in concentration camps. To begin this Final Solution, they must change the mind of a small group of men opposed to the idea, led by Chancellor Kritzinger Written by Jwelch5742

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One Of The Greatest Crimes Against Humanity Was Perpetrated In Just Over An Hour. See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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The opening and closing of the film have Heydrich flying to and from the Wannsee Conference, which took place on January 20, 1942. However, Heydrich was officially grounded by Heinrich Himmler after he was shot down by Russian anti-aircraft in late 1941. See more »

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When Georg Liebbrandt exits his car, after it has pulled up to the mansion, the "D" can be seen in the lower right affixed to the bumper. The same "D" that is initially visible on Heydrich's car. As stated in a previous entry the "D" was not put into use until 1949. See more »

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Narrator: Adolph Hitler invaded Poland in September, 1939, starting WWII. By the winter of 1942, his armies were freezing and starving in the snows of Russia, where his best general had died of a heart attack, and America had entered the war. For the first time, Hitler's dream of a German empire to last 1,000 years was in doubt. While he hired and fired generals and the winter grew colder 15 of his officials were ordered from their commands and ministries to meet in a quiet lakeside ...
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References Holocaust (1978) See more »

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String Quintet in C Major', D.956: Adagio
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by Ensemble Villa Musica
courtesy of Naxos of America
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Possibly the best film ever made for television.
18 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

"Conspiracy" is, from beginning to end, a superb, flawless work or artistic and historical brilliance. Had it been made for theatrical release, it would have been a legitimate contender as best film of 2001.

Kenneth Branagh, Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth all give what could well be career best performances (especially impressive from Branagh, who has given us some of the cinema's all time greatest interpretations of Shakespeare to make up for drek like "Wild Wild West"), as does the rest of the cast.

"Conspiracy" is a must see for anyone who cares about World War II, the holocaust, or great acting. It deserves to be in the IMDB's top 250.


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