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Führer Ex (2002)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  5 November 2002 (Germany)
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Repentant ex neo-Nazi Ingo Hasselbach's autobiographical experiences are the basis for "Fuhrer Ex". Two friends dream of escaping the oppression of communist GDR in 1980s in Berlin. When ... See full summary »

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Aaron Hildebrand ...
Tommy
Christian Blümel ...
Heiko
Jule Flierl ...
Beate
Detlef Kapplusch ...
ABV Arndt
Marco Schulz ...
Volkspolizist
Luci Van Org ...
Elisabeth
Dennis Grabosch ...
Olaf
Max Richter ...
Psycho
Steffen Haja ...
Helmuth
Jasmin Aksan ...
Margit
Enni O'Malle ...
Kubanischer Liebhaber
Jürgen Hölzel ...
1. Kneipengast
Eugen Albert ...
2. Kneipengast
Tino Floß ...
1. Wärter
Werner Sperling ...
2. Wärter
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Repentant ex neo-Nazi Ingo Hasselbach's autobiographical experiences are the basis for "Fuhrer Ex". Two friends dream of escaping the oppression of communist GDR in 1980s in Berlin. When they finally make an attempt, however, they are captured by the authorities and imprisoned. In jail, they allow themselves to be indoctrinated into the hate-fueled neo-Nazi movement to try and survive their incarceration. The question is how much they will allow the ideology to dominate them once they've been released. "Fuhrer Ex" examines the value and costs of both personal and political comradeship.

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Gewalt. Gefühl. Gefangen. (Violence. Feeling. Being caught.)

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An excellent film - enjoyable, moving, tense
28 December 2003 | by (new york, ny) – See all my reviews

This may be an unfair comparison, but take the elements of male friendships and self- discovery from Trainspotting and add the pacing, violence, frustrations, and relationships from Romper Stomper, and you'll get a feel for what this excellent film is like visually and sensually. A worthy round of applause to Director Bonengel and Actors Blumel and Hildebrandt and crew. Especially noteworthy, from an American perspective, is how powerfully and unapologetically the frontal nudity scenes were done in the prison. (American directors and film stars are cowards in comparison when addressing themes of such violence, sexuality, pain and need.) The directing, filming, lighting, acting and editing perfectly highlight the powerful aggressiveness and absolute vulnerability of the characters in a way that does not betray the craftsmanship that went into the production. Kudos to the entire team of Fuhrer Ex. The film is emotionally charged: uncomfortable, painful, tender, funny, and exciting. Highly-recommended.


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