The story about Riphagen, a cunning Dutch traitor during WW2 who helped Nazi round up Jews, stealing their treasures for himself. He destroyed Resistance groups, making many who pursued justice after the war look like fools.
Sigrid ten Napel
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is in Sarajevo with his wife, Sophie. While through the city by car, they are victims of an attack and die. This is the trigger of the First World War.
A man named Jacques Mornard arrives in Mexico in 1940, claiming to be a Belgian who is fleeing the war in Europe to join his girlfriend, one of refugee Leon Trotsky's secretaries. But ... See full summary »
The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.
One of the greatest untold love stories of the 20th century, this is the story of Lída Baarová, a beautiful Czech actress, who conquered Germany's silver screen as well as the heart of one of the Third Reich's most powerful men: the Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels. How could Hitler's chief ideologist fall in love with a non-Aryan Slavonic beauty whose race had been designated as inferior by the Führer in "Mein Kampf" and whose country was soon to be occupied by the Nazis? How could one of Europe's most glamorous actresses reject offers of stardom from Hollywood in preference to a dangerous romance with the Nazi monster with a deformed leg?Written by
Reich Minister Giebels assembles German actors post 1933 in the Kroll Opera House to warn them against leaving Germany for opportunities in the United States. By this time however the opera house had already been transformed into the unmistakable meeting place for the Reichstag, and was no longer a public theatre. See more »
The story it is telling is really interesting. You may want to know how and why a woman fell for someone the general public does view as a monster now but wasn't really seeing as a sex symbol either back then. One of the main flaws I already mentioned is the fact that everyone is talking Czech, even the Germans/Nazis, which doesn't really make much sense. Especially because when they film movies from time to time the same characters speak German. Even our main character has to learn German for her career ... so the Czech part of it all, is to make it work for home/origina country this is from.
But that's not all of course. Looking back on those things, we do realize that a few things seem out of order. The chemistry is not the best between the actors and you might get bored from time to time. So while overall an interesting topic, this cannot convey and convince as it should be able to
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