German Film 'Downfall' Mulls Hitler's Last Days Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan reviews the German film Downfall, a retelling of Hitler's final hours with an emphasis on the human being at the center of an unspeakable wave of evil. It was a controversial hit in Germany, and has been nominated for a best foreign film Oscar.

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German Film 'Downfall' Mulls Hitler's Last Days

German Film 'Downfall' Mulls Hitler's Last Days

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Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan reviews the German film Downfall, a retelling of Hitler's final hours with an emphasis on the human being at the center of an unspeakable wave of evil. It was a controversial hit in Germany, and has been nominated for a best foreign film Oscar.

Bruno Ganz, as Hitler, surrounded by children. Kenneth Turan says the film is a powerful reminder of evil's human core. New Market Films hide caption

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