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Alone in Berlin (2016)

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Plot  In 1940, a working-class couple in World War II-era Berlin, Otto and Anna Quangel, decide to resist Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, after receiving the news of the death of their only son. An additional impetus for their growing resistance to the regime is the fate of an old Jewish woman living in their building. Though the official deportation of Jews to death camps had not yet started, Jews have no recourse to any legal protection. Ruthless Nazis - and "non-ideological" common criminals - use the opportunity to loot the old woman's apartment with impunity. Despite the efforts of the Quangels' and other kind neighbors to help her, the persecution ends with the old woman falling (or jumping) to her death from a high window.

Impelled by all this, the couple starts writing postcards to urge people to stand against Hitler and the Nazis and protest against them, and furtively placing the cards in public places. At first, Otto wants to do it all by himself, warning Anna "They hang women...
  

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Cast

Emma Thompson
Anna Quangel
Brendan Gleeson
Otto Quangel
Daniel Brühl
Escherich
Mikael Persbrandt
SS Officer Prall
Katharina Schüttler
Claire Gehrich
Louis Hofmann
Hans Quangel
Godehard Giese
Colonel Krüger
Jacob Matschenz
Dietrich Necker
Lars Rudolph
Enno Kluge

Others

Release Dates

United States
13.01.2017


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