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Hitler's Children (2011)

Not Rated  |   |  Documentary, History  |  November 2011 (Netherlands)
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A look into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bettina Göring ...
Herself (as Bettina Goering)
Katrin Himmler ...
Herself
Monika Hertwig ...
Herself (as Monika Goeth)
Rainer Höß ...
Himself (as Rainer Hoess)
Eldad Beck ...
Himself
Niklas Frank ...
Himself
Yael Bedarshi ...
Narrator (voice)
Adi Piper ...
Himself, Bettina Göring's husband
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Bettina Göring is the great-niece of Nazi official Hermann Göring. Katrin Himmler is the great-niece of Heinrich Himmler, second in command of the Nazi Party under Adolf Hitler. Rainer Höß is the grandson of Rudolf Hoess, creator and commandant of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Niklas Frank is the son of Hans Frank, Polish Governor-General during WWII, he who was responsible for the ghettos and concentration camps in Nazi occupied Poland. Monika Hertwig is the daughter of Amon Goeth, commandant of the Plaszów Concentration Camp. None with Nazi leanings, the five talk individually about what it is like to carry a name associated with the Nazi Party, being a blood relative to someone associated with hate and murder, being German at a time when that in and of itself was seen as being associated with Naziism, dealing with their family regardless of their allegiance to the Nazi Party, and if they feel any guilt associated with the actions of their infamous ancestor. In addition to these... Written by Huggo

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Dzieci Hitlera  »

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$2,939 (USA) (16 November 2012)

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$26,083 (USA) (22 March 2013)
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References Schindler's List (1993) See more »

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Kein schöner Land in dieser Zeit
Music & lyrics by 'Anton Wilhelm von Zuccalmaglio'
Performed by Die Sterndrehere (comprised of Adi Piper (guitar and vocals), Annette Cantor (as Annete Cantor) (violin and vocals) & Deuter (vocals))
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Some War Criminals More Equal Than Others
23 May 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

An I$raeli writer/producer/director of Hitler's Children, who is yet to find any fault at all with the Jewish war criminals of his own – the ones that murder at will the prisoners of the Gaza concentration camp and shoot to kill any Palestinian child that dares to throw a pebble at them – gratuitously wallows in the pathological guilt by association of the children and grandchildren of the forever-evil and long-deceased Nazis, one of whom – Rudolf Hoess – was tortured to the point where he 'confessed' to having 'gassed' 25 million… Nor could this I$raeli writer/producer/ director restrain himself from using the footage of the admission by Bettina Goering that she and her brother had themselves sterilized – a true confession of the Hollywood Holoko$t-induced collective insanity, if there ever was one.


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