Opfergang (1944) AKA The Great Sacrifice

Albrecht, Octavia & Äls form a triangle from families of idle intellectuals, prone to Neitsche. Nature loving Äls is gravely ill. Further tragedy looms as Albrecht contracts typhoid bringing Äls’ foster child out of an infected area.

Director: Veit Harlan.
Stars: Carl Raddatz, Kristina Söderbaum, Irene von Meyendorff, Franz Schafheitlin, Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur, Otto Treßler, Annemarie Steinsieck, Edgar Pauly, Charlotte Schultz, Ludwig Schmitz, Frida Richard, Paul Bildt, F.W. Schröder-Schrom. A
KA The Great Sacrifice


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  1. JW
    June 25, 2019

    Great add! Thanks!!

  2. David Boxwell
    August 30, 2019

    The delirious last gasp of Third Reich cinema–a decadent fever dream of a death-desiring society dooming itself to final destruction. In glorious Agfacolor!

  3. Michael
    November 14, 2019

    rare films like this one make you unique Jon. Well done

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