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Cast overview, first billed only:
Avner W. Less ...
Himself (voice) (archive footage)
Avner Less
Vera Less
Minister Tormer
Miriam Fröhlich
Baroness Ingrid von Ihama
Judit Viktor ...
Ann Marie
Hans Lipmann
Dénes Bernáth ...
Bernadett Kis ...
Tilly O'Neil ...
Hannah (as Tilly Golding)
László Bereczki ...
Alexis Latham ...
Robert Servatius


Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli Police Officer, of his past as the architect of Hitler's plan for the final solution. Captured by intelligence operatives in Argentina, 15 years after World War II, Eichmann (Kretschmann), the World's most wanted man, must be broken down and the truth unveiled. As the world waits, two men must confront each other in a battle of wills- the result of which will change a nation forever. Written by Anonymous

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He helped conceive the ultimate horror.


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According to CIA documents released in 2006, U.S. and West German intelligence knew that Eichmann was hiding in Argentina in 1958. But they revealed nothing, fearing he might expose former comrades who had been useful to the CIA or the German government. See more »


The scene in Theresienstadt which we are told is set in April 1945 where he discusses sending trains from there to Auschwitz - a somewhat pointless exercise as the Soviet Army had liberated Auschwitz in January 1945. See more »


Avner Less: [after Eichmann's interrogation and trial] We showed him more justice than he ever showed us.
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Words and Music by Mauricio Vanegas
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A waste of time, and an insult for intelligence
30 September 2011 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

When a film's starting sentence is 'based on a true story' or if you know that the story behind the film actually took place, you expect at least the facts to be close to reality. I'll put aside the embarrassing mistakes in Hebrew (didn't you have Israeli actors on the set?), what troubles me more is the inaccuracies in historical facts, and the actual 'creation' of allegedly legal documentations that never existed. Furthermore, the addition of plot lines that portray Eichmann as a brutal murderer, and as a 'valentino', are not correct, add nothing to the plot (apart from the female nudity, which is entirely not required in this movie), and miss the horrible fact that Eichmann, like many many officers in the German Reich was a gray man, who just filed documents that sent millions to their death. This movie is a shame for the viewers' intelligence. Ignoring the historical errors and the made up plot lines, the movie itself is not interesting, the characters are superficial and empty, and if there's an intention to create a 'duel' between Eichmann and Less, it is artificial and is futile.

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