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Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, History | 24 August 2000 (Germany)
The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life.

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Eric Till
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ulrich Tukur ... Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Johanna Klante Johanna Klante ... Maria Von Wedemeyer
Robert Joy ... Manfred Roeder
R.H. Thomson ... Knobloch
Tatjana Blacher Tatjana Blacher ... Christel von Dohnanyi
Ulrich Noethen ... Hans Von Dohnanyi
Susanne Lothar ... Sabine Leibholz
Richard Partington Richard Partington ... Reinhold Niebuhr
Dominique Horwitz ... Gerhard Leibholz
Justus von Dohnányi Justus von Dohnányi ... Eberhard Bethge
Rosemarie Fendel ... Ruth von Kleist-Retzow
Christian Goebel ... Captain Ludwig Gehre
Blu Mankuma ... Frank Fischer
Dieter Kirchlechner ... Josef Müller
Christian Doermer ... General Hans Oster
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Storyline

A Lutheran church outside of Germany. Those close with the minister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, advise him not to return to Germany, but a doctor insists that he must due to his religious beliefs. Despite the possibility of persecution by the Nazis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer returns to Germany and preaches of the Jews and against Hitler and his Nazi agenda. Written by BR

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A true story of love, courage and sacrifice.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2000 (Germany) See more »

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Bonhoeffer See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,099, 20 June 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$296,181, 4 April 2004
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Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Justus von Dohnányi, who plays Eberhard Bethge, is a great-nephew of the real Dietrich Bonhoeffer, as well as the grandson of Hans von Dohnanyi (portrayed by Ulrich Noethen). See more »

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When Bonhoeffer is transported in a truck, along with other prisoners, his glasses disappear and reappear between shots. See more »

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R.H. Thomson is listed in the opening credits, but not in the closing ones. See more »

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This movie teaches the grace of the bible.
13 April 2006 | by lincon99See all my reviews

I watched, entranced and mesmerized, by the vocal and physical acting. The roles each character played were done with excellence.The lyrics,the words, every gesture, the sunrise, told it all.The movie spoke to me. It enlightened me to a different perception of a person who believes in mankind. Who believes in peace and gentle behavior. I was also held in disbelieve, by the sacrifices and human dignity was portrayed. Power without grace, is demented and without feelings. To want power at the cost of mankind, is so unbelievable. This movie made me so afraid for the people who are no longer in this world. And, it is with sadness that I think of them. I like this movie for the conversations and face expressions to it all. May this movie be blessed.


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