About

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, wh...

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Directed by

Oliver Hirschbiegel

Written by

Bernd Eichinger (Screenplay)
Joachim Fest (Author)
Traudl Junge (Author)
Melissa Müller (Author)

Runtime

156 minutes

Country

Italy, Germany, Austria

Language

German

Tagline

April 1945, a nation awaits its...Downfall

Cast

Keywords

world war ii poison based on novel or book nazi historical figure dying and death race politics despair berlin germany traitor german shepherd dictator minister clerk hitler ideology destroy national socialism national socialist party soviet troops testament capitulation ultimate victory

Photos

Lists

#119 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#325 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#245 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#48 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year