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Author: Costa-GavrasJean-Claude GrumbergUlrich TukurMathieu KassovitzUlrich MüheAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Cohen Media Group, [2014]
Series: Cohen film collection
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A Waffen-SS officer employed in the SS Hygiene Institute, is shocked to learn that the process he has developed to eradicate typhus is now being used for killing Jews in extermination camps. When he attempts to notify the Pope about the gassings he is appalled by the lack of response he gets from the Catholic hierarchy, except for one priest.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Pius, Pope
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Costa-Gavras; Jean-Claude Grumberg; Ulrich Tukur; Mathieu Kassovitz; Ulrich Mühe; Rolf Hochhuth; Katharina (Firm); Renn Productions.; TF1 Films Production.; Cohen Media Group.
ISBN: 1417242639 9781417242634
OCLC Number: 879579975
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes: From Der Stellvertreter (Le Vicaire) by Rolf Hochhuth.
Bonus features: audio commentarywith Costa-Gavras and film critic Wade Major ; 2014 re-release trailer ; BBC documentary: Pope Pius XII: the Pope, the Jews and the Nazis.
Credits: Cinematography by Patrick Blossier ; edited by Yannick Kergoat ; original music by Armand Amar.
Cast: Mathieu Kassovitz, Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe.
Awards: César Awards, France, 2003: César - Best Writing - Original or Adaptation (Meilleur scénario, original ou adaptation) (Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg).
Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen, 5.1 Dolby digital.
Series Title: Cohen film collection
Responsibility: Claude Berri presents a coproduction Katharina / Renn productions, TF1 Films Production ; screenplay by Costa-Gavras, Jean Claude Grumberg ; a film by Costas-Gavras.

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A Waffen-SS officer employed in the SS Hygiene Institute, is shocked to learn that the process he has developed to eradicate typhus is now being used for killing Jews in extermination camps. When he attempts to notify the Pope about the gassings he is appalled by the lack of response he gets from the Catholic hierarchy, except for one priest.

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