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Dresden (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  5 March 2006 (Germany)
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A romance between a British pilot hiding in Germany and a German nurse is shown on the background of massive allied bombing of Dresden towards the end of World War 2.

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Anna Mauth
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Robert Newman
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Alexander Wenninger
Heiner Lauterbach ...
Carl Mauth
Katharina Meinecke ...
Magda Mauth
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Maria Goldberg
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Simon Goldberg
Wolfgang Stumph ...
Pfarrer
Jürgen Heinrich ...
Gauleiter Martin Mutschmann
Susanne Bormann ...
Eva Mauth
Paul Ready ...
William
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Flight Lt. Leslie, Master Bomber
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Anja Taschenberg ...
Grashena
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Saundby
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Like other TV movies of the production company teamWorx, Dresden (2006) focuses on an extraordinary historic event in connection with a tragic love story of a woman between two men. In January 1945, the young nurse Anna Mauth, working at a hospital in Dresden, becomes engaged to senior physician Benjamin Wenninger. At the same time, an English Lancaster bomber is shot down. The pilot Robert Newman, the only survivor, manages to reach the city severely injured and hides in the hospital's cellar. Anna discovers him incidentally thinking he is a German deserter, but finally decides to help Robert... Written by fippi2000

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The character of Simon Goldberg was based on diarist and professor Victor Klemperer. See more »

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In the English language version, during the bombing raid early on in the film, the British airmen in the bomber refer to enemy aircraft being at 'oh-eight-hundred hours' and 'oh-twelve-hundred hours'. This is clearly a mistranslation of the usual RAF way to refer to enemies by positions of the clock, in this case eight o'clock or twelve o'clock. See more »

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Excellent cast in a convincing anti-war drama
9 March 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

A fictional love drama set on the background of Dresden at the end of World War II achieves to illuminate the complexity of human characters under the life-threatening terror of the Nazi-regime and the war.

The excellent cast with Felicitas Woll, John Light and Benjamin Sadler as main figures involve the viewer into a very personal drama. As the screenplay avoids black-and-white-painting, multi-layered characters invite the viewer to a differentiating point of view.

Realistic fire-scenes, carefully computer-animated flying-sequences and the participation of both British and German historians in pre-production contribute to a gripping movie about a sensitive point in German history.


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