Labyrinth of lies

Labyrinth of lies

DVD - 2015 | German
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Exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of the Nazis during WWII.
Audience: OFA rating: 14A.
Publisher: Culver City : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2015.
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Labyr
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Language Note: In German with English, English SDH, and French subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.


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Sep 29, 2018

Excellent film! Definitely deserves more attention!!!!

Jul 01, 2017

This was a movie that I believe was underappreciated and deserved more press when it was released. I particular liked the character of the ambitious German prosecutor played by Alexander Fehling and how he came to discover the horrible truth, then struggled with it and tried blocking it out in very unhealthy ways-- heavy drinking, anyone-- then listened to his conscience and ended up doing the right thing even when doing the right thing was not at all easy. Finally, I love "JUSTICE" and this film has it. Well worth watching!!

Jun 03, 2017

Masterfully produced on the generation of Germans after World War II. Great acting from the entire cast in a gripping true story. You won't believe what went on in Germany after the war. To say the least, it is a real eye opener!

May 25, 2017

It's rather slow and plodding, but the subject is great. Who knew the next generation of Germans were kept in the dark ?
I recommend the DVD DENIAL 2017.

Apr 03, 2017

This is a 2014 German docudrama directed by Giulio Ricciarelli, based on true events.
It is quite amazing and shocking to know that, as of 1958, most Germans didn't know the name of Auschwitz, let alone crimes committed at the place.
At the trial the seventeen SS men were found guilty.
Throughout 20-month trial, however, none of them showed any remorse, which is also amazing and unbelievable.

Jan 06, 2017

Sometimes the only thing more disgraceful than the Nazi mass killings is the continuing denial to this day of this reality. Four paws up from Abby Tabby and Kristi

Nov 29, 2016

'it's not about the punishment - it's about the stories of the victims' and this trial allowed that to happen.

Nov 16, 2016

A saddening but truly inspiring film about efforts by some dedicated German prosecutors to expose the truth about, principally, Auschwitz in the late 1950s when young Germans knew little about it, and older ones were pretending that what took place there never happened. The extras are well worth watching too, esp. the Q and A with the writer/director Giuilio Ricciarelli and the star, Alexander Fehling.

Nov 16, 2016

Good script, weak execution, not strong enough performance.

Nov 07, 2016

One would never guess that this was a film produced in Germany, but full credit to the filmmakers for having the courage to make this film. Brilliantly acted, with a feel like a thrilling page turning book I recommend this film. It is not a complete "horrifying" film, but instead a legal thriller and for most I am sure an eye opener for many not well versed in this part of history.

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