Albin Skoda plays Hitler, who wanders in and out of delirium as his Third Reich crumbles. He is surrounded by reams of existential dialogue from his generals and associates, courtesy of screenwriter Erich Maria Remarque, who based his script on Judge Michael A. Musmanno’s book Ten Days to Die. Oscar Werner costars as a fictional “good” Nazi officer who acts as the film’s voice of reason.
Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst.
Stars: Albin Skoda, Oskar Werner, Lotte Tobisch, Willy Krause, Erich Stuckmann, Erland Erlandsen, Curt Eilers, Leopold Hainisch, Otto Schmöle, Herbert Herbe, Hannes Schiel, Erik Frey, Otto Wögerer. AKA The Last Ten Days