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Release Date: September 05, 2003Running Time: 105 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $188,952.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Drama, Historical

Harvey Keitel
Stellan Skarsgård
Moritz Bleibtreu
Birgit Minichmayr

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Based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular and renowned conductors of the 1930s, Furtwangler's reputation rivaled that of Toscanini's. After the war, he was investigated as part of the Allies' de-Nazification programme. In the bombed-out Berlin of the immediate post-war period, the Allies slowly bring law and order--and justice--to bear on an occupied Germany. An American major is given the Furtwangler file, and is told to find everything he can and to prosecute the man ruthlessly. Tough and hard-nosed, Major Steve Arnold sets out to investigate a world of... Full Summary >>