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Downfall (2004)

Der Untergang - German Original Title

8.0

Rated by 7 people

Plot  The film begins with an excerpt from the documentary ''Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary'' (2002), featuring the real Traudl Junge expressing her guilt and shame for admiring Hitler in her youth. The film continues showing Hitler (Bruno Ganz) hiring Junge (Alexandra Maria Lara) as his secretary at the Wolf's Lair in East Prussia in November 1942.

The story resumes on 20 April 1945, the Führer's birthday, during the Battle of Berlin. A loud artillery blast wakes up Traudl, Gerda Christian and Constanze Manziarly in the room they share. Down in the ''Führerbunker'', Hitler is informed by Wilhelm Burgdorf that Berlin is under attack and then by Karl Koller that the Red Army has advanced to within of central Berlin.

At Hitler's birthday reception, ''Reichsführer-SS'' Heinrich Himmler and his SS adjutant Hermann Fegelein plead with Hitler to leave the city. Instead, Hitler declares, "I will defeat them in Berlin, or face my downfall." Himmler leaves to negotiate surrender terms w...
  

Director(s)

Oliver Hirschbiegel

Cast

Bruno Ganz
Bruno Ganz
Adolf Hitler
Alexandra Maria Lara
Alexandra Maria Lara
Traudl Junge
Ulrich Matthes
Joseph Goebbels
Corinna Harfouch
Magda Goebbels
Juliane Köhler
Eva Braun
Thomas Kretschmann
Thomas Kretschmann
SS
Heino Ferch
Oberbefehlsleiter Albert Speer
Christian Berkel
SS
André Hennicke
SS
Götz Otto
Sturmbannführer Otto Günsche
Ulrich Noethen
Reichsführer
Rolf Kanies
Chief of the Army General Staff General Hans Krebs
Matthias Habich
SS
Justus von Dohnányi
General Wilhelm Burgdorf
Thomas Thieme
Reichsleiter Martin Bormann
Heinrich Schmieder
Oberscharführer Rochus Misch
Devid Striesow
Sergeant Fritz Tornow.

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