Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage DVD

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SKU: 795975108331 Zeitgeist Video

Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage DVD - 2005 German film directed by Marc Rothemund. In 1943, one young woman stood up to the Nazis, her courage made her a legend, this is her story . . . 2005 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Sophie Scholl - The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed with long-buried historical records of her incarceration, director Marc Rothemund expertly re-creates the last six days of Sophie Scholl's life: a heart-stopping journey from arrest to interrogation, trial and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless. 120 minutes, unrated in the US, but rated PG in the UK. This double-sided DVD includes optional English subtitles, One hour of behind-the-scenes production footage, 13 deleted and alternate scenes, historical interviews about the real Sophie Scholl and the White Rose, including trivial archival trial footage.

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