Genre: Drama, War
Duration: 186 min.
In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.
talky, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, earnest, compassionate, intense, disturbing ...
courtroom, courtroom drama, holocaust, genocide, german, war, idealism, nazi, redemption, jewish, nazis, justice, judge, legal action, jews, politics, morality, concentration camp, moral ambiguity, guilt, political, uncover truth, anti semitism, court, betrayal ...
20th century, 40s, 60s, year 1946, year 1945, 1960s, 1940s
germany, europe, poland