Der letzte Akt (1955) AKA The Last Ten Days

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


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  1. Michael
    May 25, 2018

    one of many Pabst’s best film. Left an impact on me.

  2. February 29, 2020

    I saw this in the mid 1950s in the only theatre in Christchurch New Zealand that showed foreign language films. I could not wait for the library to open the following morning to get Trevor-Roper’s The Last Days of Hitler out and learn more. I spent years looking out for this movie. I understand there was some discussion over the flooding of tdhe subways – whether or not it happened.

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