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Release Date: February 18, 2005Running Time: 148 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $5,501,940.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Drama, Foreign, Historical

Cast:

Bruno Ganz

Alexandra Maria Lara

Christian Berkel

Thomas Kretschmann

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Summary:
In the dead of a November night in 1942, a group of young women are escorted by SS officers through the woods to Wolf's Lair, Hitler's headquarters in Eastern Prussia. They are candidates for the post of personal secretary to the Fuehrer. Among them is 22-year-old Traudl Junge, a fresh-faced girl from Munich. Traudl is chosen for the job and she is overcome with joy at the thought of serving beside her Fuehrer. BERLIN, APRIL 20, 1945: Hitler has retreated to a bunker system under the German Chancellery. Traudl Junge is asleep in her room, deep beneath the ground. She is awakened by tremors from artillery fire. The enemy is getting closer. Charting the last 10 days of Hitler's life, from his... Full Summary >>