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Title Die morder sind unter uns = The murderers are among us / DEFA Deutsche Film A.-G. zeigt im verleih der Sovexportfilm Berlin ; den Wolfgang Staudte Film ; Buch und Regie, Wolfgang Staudte.
Imprint [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Subject Ex-concentration camp inmates -- Germany -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Germany -- Drama.
Ex-Nazis -- Germany -- Drama.
Veterans -- Germany -- Drama.
Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1945-1990 -- Social conditions -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany -- Berlin -- Drama.
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955 -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Germany -- Drama.
Alt Name Staudte, Wolfgang, 1906-1984,
Behn-Grund, Friedl,
Klagemann, Eugen,
Roters, Ernst, 1892-1961.
Knef, Hildegard, 1925-2002,
Borchert, Ernst Wilhelm, 1907-1990,
Sellmer, Erna, 1905-1983,
Paulsen, Arno, 1900-1969,
Forsch, Robert, 1871-1948,
Ludwig, Marlise, 1886-1982,
Adolphi, Hilde,
Johannes, A. (Albert),
Krieg, Ursula, 1900-1984,
Dohnberg, Wolfgang, 1898-1959,
Burgmer, Elly, 1891-1975,
Stahl-Nachbaur, Ernst, 1886-1960,
DEFA,
Add Title Murderers are among us
Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 81 min.)
Motion picture.
Note Title from title frames.
Closed captioned.
In German; subtitles in English.
Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1946.
Performer Hildegard Knef, Ernst Wilhelm Borchert, Erna Sellmer, Arno Paulsen, Robert Forsch, Marlise Ludwig, Hilde Adolphi, Albert Johannes, Ursula Krieg, Wolfgang Dohnberg, Elly Burgmer, Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur.
Credits Camera, Friedl Behn-Grund and Eugen Klagemann ; editing, Hans Heinrich ; music, Ernst Roters.
Summary In 1945, after three years in a concentration camp, the artist Susanne Wallner (Hildegard Knef) returns to a Berlin in ruins. Shot in the rubble of Berlin just a year after WWII, The Murderers Are among Us was the first film made in Germany after the war and has since become a classic antifascist and rubble film. Its film noir style successfully blends German expressionism with striking neorealism. Despite Susanne's unspeakable experiences, she is filled with a renewed desire for life. When she goes back to her old apartment, she learns Dr. Hans Mertens (Ernst Wilhelm Borchert) has taken up residence there. He is a physician and a former officer in the German army, who is haunted by the memory of the execution of 121 Polish civilians, which he did nothing to prevent. Under Susanne's care, the broken man gathers new strength and courage. Then, by chance, Mertens meets his former captain and decides to take the law into his own hands.
Publisher # 1116706 Kanopy
OCLC # 900276299


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