A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's young architect and one-time confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. This movie is based on Speer's autobiography of the same name.
In April 1964, more than 20 years after the Nazis won World War II, an SS officer named Xavier March uncovers a plot to eliminate the attendees of the Wannsee Conference so that Germany can establish better relations with the US.
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A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. The film is based on Speer's autobiography of the same name.Written by
Dawn M. Barclift
The sequence with Sir Derek Jacobi as Adolf Hitler admiring the interiors of the new Chancellery building were achieved by combining Jacobi's movements with original still photographs of the actual building. See more »
At the end of the film Speer is told that Adolf Hitler died at 1500 or 3:00 PM. This is wrong. The approximate time of Adolf Hitler's death is 4:30 PM. See more »
No German is to inhabit land occupied by the enemy. Anyone who does so, any wretch will find himself in a desert, devoid of all the amenities of civilization. I repeat, I reemphasize: I want everything essential to the maintenance of life destroyed. All industrial plants, all gas and water and power, electrical works, telephone exchanges. I want them blown up! Destroyed completely! No more ringing! Dismantle them. Cut the telegraph wires. The relay offices, blow them up. And the spare parts... ...
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Rutger Hauer brilliantly plays the Nazi architect Albert Speer in a made for tv movie based on his memoirs. Being based on Speer's memoirs obviously Speer is presented in a better light than the other nazi heads of power, but the drama is evenly balanced and indeed interesting. 6 of 10
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