A young girl becomes the great love of the Nazi leader's life. It spans the years between 1929 and 1945, and focuses on Hitler's obsessive relationship with his niece Geli Raubal (Elaine ...
See full summary »
It's the Edwardian era. The Honeychurches - Marian Honeychurch and her two just of age children Lucy Honeychurch and Freddy Honeychurch - are a carefree and fun-loving family that live in ... See full summary »
A perspective on Palestinian people dealing with Israeli occupation and how this affect human relations taking it out of the place into a complete different country, Ireland, where people ... See full summary »
Paris. 1940. Lili is 17 years old. In occupied France, she encounters war before love, and joins the Resistance. Through the interconnecting destinies of its teenage heroes, Resistance ... See full summary »
A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from ... See full summary »
A young girl becomes the great love of the Nazi leader's life. It spans the years between 1929 and 1945, and focuses on Hitler's obsessive relationship with his niece Geli Raubal (Elaine Cassidy), which eventually led to the girl's suicide, then goes on to tell the story of how Eva Braun (Christine Tremarco) became his wife. Written by
I'd always considered Alec Guiness' portrayal of Hitler as the definitive one. This is as good or possibly even better. Ken Stott (never heard of him before)has caught Hitler perfectly...the gestures...the unblinking, ice cold eyes...the speaking style. He is the highlight of the film --- a masterful performance --- but everything else is excellent too. They seem to have got the uniforms and the trappings right (although Heinrich Hoffman's camera looks a little too modern for 1928.) Hitler is a difficult character to capture. But in this film it was especially difficult because in addition to the strutting "fuehrer" we also see a very different emotional side of the man. My one small criticism is that the 1928 Hitler looks too old.
3 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?