The People vs. Fritz Bauer
THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER
Drama, Germany, 2015, 105 minutes
Director: Lars Kraume
Starring: Burghart Klaussner, Ronald Zehrfeld
German with English subtitles
Winner at the Locarno International Film Festival
Top German actors Burghart Klaussner (The White Ribbon) and Ronald Zehrfeld (Barbara, Phoenix) star in this riveting historical thriller, which chronicles the staggering efforts to bring Nazi war criminals to justice. Few figures encapsulate the conflicted character of postwar Germany better than Fritz Bauer, the Attorney General who was instrumental in bringing the elusive Adolf Eichmann to trial in Israel. This film is a moving portrait of a complex man that revealed the Herculean efforts and tremendous risks undertaken en route to apprehending the chief engineer of the Nazis Final Solution. Fritz Bauer was the Attorney General portrayed in Labyrinth of Lies. This is the story that led up to the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials.
Introduction by Deputy Consul General of Germany, Stefan Biedermann
Sponsored by the Goldrich Family Foundation in cooperation with the LA Museum of the Holocaust and the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
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