GIULIO RICCIARELLI

LABYRINTH OF LIES

The remarkable true story of the pursuit for justice for the victims of Auschwitz
2014 · 118 mins · Drama
Based on the true events of the investigation that led to the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials. Germany, 1958: nobody wants to look back to the time of the Nazi regime, so when young prosecuting attorney Johann Radmann comes across sensitive documents that would bring members of the SS who served in Auschwitz to trial, he is told to bury the past. However, against the will of his superiors, he begins to examine the case and lands in a web of repression and denial. He is sucked deeper and deeper into a labyrinth of lies and guilt in his search for the...

Based on the true events of the investigation that led to the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials.

Germany, 1958: nobody wants to look back to the time of the Nazi regime, so when young prosecuting attorney Johann Radmann comes across sensitive documents that would bring members of the SS who served in Auschwitz to trial, he is told to bury the past. However, against the will of his superiors, he begins to examine the case and lands in a web of repression and denial. He is sucked deeper and deeper into a labyrinth of lies and guilt in his search for the truth, but what he ultimately brings to light will change the country forever.

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★★★★ "A fascinating attempt to examine German amnesia about the war" Paul Byrnes, SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9155
Languages
German
Subtitles
English
Encoding
PAL

Directed by

Giulio Ricciarelli

Featuring

Alexander Fehling, André Szymanski, Friederike Becht, Johannes Krisch

Special Features

Interviews with Alexander Fehling and director Giulio Ricciarelli