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Mother Night

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Release Date: November 01, 1996Running Time: 113 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $390,527.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Mystery, Period, Thriller


Nick Nolte

Alan Arkin

John Goodman

Kirsten Dunst

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Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American writer living in pre-World War II Germany, is pressed into service by the U.S. government on a top secret assignment. His mission: to assume the role of a Nazi sympathizer. With his true purpose known by only a few, Campbell becomes a prominent spokesman for the Nazis' anti-American and anti-semitic agenda, gaining celebrity in Germany and infamy in the States. Campbell's nightmarish misadventures continue when, years after the war, he is suddenly recognized as the infamous Howard W. Campbell. All at once, he is persecuted by outraged Holocaust survivors, pursued by the U.S. authorities as a traitor, and embraced by neo-Nazis and white supremacists who fee... Full Summary >>