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Release Date: February 22, 2008Running Time: 99 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $5,484,715.00
Genre: Adaptation, Crime, Drama, Foreign

Karl Markovics
August Diehl
Devid Striesow
Martin Brambach

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Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a mischievous life of cards, booze, and women in Berlin during the Nazi-era. Suddenly his luck runs dry when arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. Immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills there and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once again comes face to face with Herzog, who is there on a secret mission. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency under the program Operation Berhard. The team, which also includes detainee Adolf Burger, is given lux... Full Summary >>